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Synonyms for aborigine

original inhabitant


Synonyms for aborigine

a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived

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THE remains of three Aboriginees are to be returned to Australia by Liverpool museum chiefs.
Of this tongue [Wiradjuri] I have submitted every word for verification to the following aboriginees [sic], viz: 'Bundaburra Jack', aged 70, of Forbes (born at Wyalong); 'Billy Podham', aged 70, of Eugowra (born at Cowra) [in a later edition Richards states Podham was a gnondam 'medicine man']; 'Mor'ree' and wife, aged 35, of Cowra (born at Gundagai); 'Tom Coe' and 'Brown' of Cowra (initiated half-castes, aged 40, born on Murrumbigee, near Narrandera' (Richards 1902b:82).
No doubt this matter should be a concern given the scope of dislocation of Aboriginees, theft of children by the state and their near absence from the academy never mind the field of criminology.
Canadian Presbyterian George Leslie Mackay contrasted the frustration of his efforts among Chinese settlers in Taiwan with the rapid progress he made in converting aboriginees.
Among the responses were bongos, a sitar, glasses filled with water, a wine bottle opening, a didgeridoo -- a wind instrument of the Australian aboriginees -- and a bouncing ball in a long tunnel.