American or Indian or American Indian?

The opening thought of American Indian everytime I have to check the little box to identify myself on goverment application is "Am I"? Of course, I live in America and "Indian" but what title would I prefer if I could select it myself? Navajo? Hopi? Pueblo? Sioux? Hispanic? Easier titled as American Indian I suppose but I just doesn't feel right assuming a title given to me by the very people who suppressed my identity. Rebeloius and Stubbon; I know and am but the title just seems to fit on me like a tight pair of jeans I have to wear because everything else is dirty- uncomforting and unflattering.

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