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For someone who grew up in crowded, downtown mohallas, adventures of gunslingers like James Green, the dark, brooding hero of 'Sudden' series, on the Texas planes and harsh landscape of the 'Injun Country' held strange fascination and offered momentary escape from my humdrum existence.
BEING A BOY HE WAS the mysterious Lone Ranger, galloping across the Plains, slapping his horse onward, Silver not under him, yet he felt him there, and in his head, It was a mighty-fine ride, Injuns all round him.
ON June 25, 1876, on a hot, dusty day in eastern Montana, George Armstrong Custer led the 7th Cavalry into the Little Bighorn to be confronted by the combined forces of Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho native Americans, whereupon Yellow Hair allegedly spluttered "Holy *@+?, where did all them injuns come from?"
Was Randiv's aberration used by this 'forty niner' to take a swipe at some slight suffered due to the arrogance of the corrupt SLC chief and his insufferable 'injuns'?
I cannot see that programmes with titles like Golffio, Garej, Rownd a Rownd, Cowbois ac Injuns and Cwin y Sgrin do anything to help the mother tongue.
He chose the term "Injuns" understanding its baggage, but argues that the term more accurately presents how non-Indians viewed Native Americans in American history, and indeed in European books and film.
Over the Mersey, some of our children have taken to buying fashionably expensive weapons to play "Cowboys and Injuns" for real on our streets.
It's something to do with those Saturday afternoons as a kid watching guys on horses shoot injuns and varmints.
If The Rising was Springsteen's response to 9/11 then the stripped down allegorical title track, written two years ago, is informed by President John Wayne's decision to teach them injuns a lesson.
In .1942, he played Virgil Earp in "Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die," and he hosted a television anthology of vintage sagebrushers, "Cowboys and Injuns," in 1950.
Children went out to play in the fresh air with their friends, games like cops 'n' robbers, cowboys 'n' injuns, mummies 'n' daddies and doctors 'n' nurses.
Filmed in the Dublin mountains, the story features shootouts, punch-ups, a bank robbery and plenty of no good injuns.
And when it comes to the Breeders' Cup, will Mr Cooper be on the phone to the Jerry Baileys and Pat Days, or go for that big geezer from One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest on the basis that them Red Injuns are the only real Americans?