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Synonyms for Aboriginal

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Synonyms for Aboriginal

existing, born, or produced in a land or region

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Synonyms for Aboriginal

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

characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning


having existed from the beginning

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For the participants in this study their Aboriginality was most often described in positive ways and appeared to make an important and affirming contribution to their overall self-identity.
Importantly, Nunga residents of Ceduna might also seek to clearly demarcate the boundary between different forms of Aboriginality. Two interviews shed light on some of the possible orientations to other styles of Aboriginality: a condemnatory orientation and an empathetic one.
Harris argues that Dean's efforts to promote Aboriginality as "worthy of serious artistic attention was a counterpoint to the cultural cringe of Australians who looked beyond Australia's borders for artistic inspiration" (2017, 344).
The mother's mtDNA is a better indicator of the aboriginality of a local group because it is men who usually migrate or invade.
The compulsion to locate Aboriginality, to make it fixed, is bound up in a long history of legal battles to do with land ownership, and also connects with recent debates surrounding Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.
Neal, is that '[t]he relevance of the Aboriginality of an offender
Section 718.2(e) requires that a sentencing judge consider "alternatives to incarceration for all offenders, while paying particular attention to the circumstances of Aboriginal offenders." The nine words associated with aboriginality in this provision were understood through a lens that might read: "while paying particular attention to the characteristics of Aboriginal offenders." What is it in this provision that demands a focus on the "characteristics" of cultural difference (the degree of cultural difference) rather than a focus on the "circumstances" that could lead to a focus on the systems that sustain Aboriginal subjugation in Canada?
The topics include identity and alterity in post-colonial film versions of A Passage to India and Apocalypse Now, changing perceptions of aboriginality from 1972 to 2009, narratives of diversity in Stephen Frears' Dirty Pretty Things, facets of cultural diversity and difference in British fictional television series, and cultural diversity and national identity in Anglo-Boer War propaganda images.
In addition, as with other entries in the series, the more international flavor of the book means that some of the cultural aspects discussed may not be familiar to the typical American moviegoer (as in, for example, Philip Hayward's "Numinous Ambiance: Spirituality, Dreamtimes and Fantastic Aboriginality," which considers Australian Aboriginal culture as related to the music and sounds of Peter Weir's The Last Wave).
The book challenges the notion of media neutrality--the idea that media are conveyors of objective information--and aims to explore the logic and dynamics of media representation of race, ethnicity, aboriginality, gender, sexuality, class, age, and religion.
Further, the magazine did not limit itself to class issues, and engaged early and extensively with other dimensions of women's identities, including race, aboriginality, age, disability and sexuality.
There are many notices seeking homes for children that identify a dark complexion but only one in which Aboriginality is specifically mentioned--a two-year-old Adelaide boy offered for adoption in 1887.
Many non-Indigenous readers attempting to read Fogarty's poetry are confronted with a construct of aboriginality that is unfamiliar or inaccessible and many non-Indigenous Australians have little first-hand knowledge or experience of Indigenous Australians or, if they do, it is filtered by a limited understanding of Indigenous history and negative media constructions.
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