You know you're a Corporate Indian if...

You know all the company mailroom workers, janitors, cafeteria workers, oh, and security guards.

You keep getting emails about being a Child of the 80's.

You answer your phone in standard English until your hear that it's a personal call - at which point you proceed to speak in your tribal slang.

Your boss want your input on the new Southwest decor.

You wait till the White people leave the elevator to talking slang with a fellow Corporate Indians.

You suddenly want to use your middle initial on everything (i.e. business cards, name plaques, monograms, etc.)

Most of your friends fall in this category.

Your computer say's "it is a good day to die" before shutting down.

When OJ was acquitted, you tried to front like you thought he was guilty to your coworkers.

You never come out-of-pocket for office supplies - not even for your home office.

You work on your unemployed friends' resumes during your work day.

You consider Casual Day a privilege.

You think being a Indian-yuppie is a good thing.

You abuse your corporate discount on car rentals, hotels, etc.

You have no REAL friends at work.

You feel burdened when your white counterparts invite you to hang out or grab a drink with them after work.

Your long distance bill at home is never high because you abuse your company's long distance.

You live for "First Fridays" or any "After-work" party where you'll be surrounded by other Corporate Indians.

Your way of fighting the cause is forwarding racially motivated emails to all the Indian people you know.

You've got a Winds of Change or Indian Country Today stashed somewhere in your desk.

You receive this email and/or plan on forwarding it on (to your other Corporate Indians) when you're done reading it.


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