autochthon


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the earliest known inhabitants of a region

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Like the threat of invasive aliens, the issue of so-called xenophobic violence becomes "over-determined" (Comaroff and Comaroff2001: 649), a nodal point upon which a number of irresolvable contradictions converge: the rights of the autochthon versus the rights of the stranger; the politics of protectionism and exclusion versus the borderless economy; the construction of the immigrant as parasite or benefactor; and the "ideology of universal inclusion" versus the limits of the provisioning commonweal (2001: 650).
A higher focus on bank institutions, the connections that can be found between autochthon financial institutions and foreign ones, costs with the bankruptcy of an important bank, having activity out of the borders, are just some examples that point out to the necessity of such rescue operations for banks, through public funds.
Besides, this local and autochthon elite of the Northwest region as a rule, firstly, was not mixed with the colonial Russian administration; secondly, by themselves from Warsaw-centered Poles; thirdly, it has stand out against a background of "the silent majority".
Kuol said that among the 46 abducted people there was one autochthon from the region.
But Xuthus is not only outside the group of the autochthon.
Male patients appreciated the foreign nurses while an autochthon female, apparently a key member of a Western team, confronted soldiers and local residents with their passivity.