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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 whites have assisted greatly in rendering the traditions of the Aborigines more obscure by their own manner of corrupting names.
This Aborigine team team arrived home the same year the 'Aborigine Act' became law, forcing Aborigines to relocate to missions and reserves.
500 to 600 victims were Taiwanese aborigines (including Pinpu and Bunun tribes), accounting for 80 percent of the total number of victims nationwide.
G20 Summit opened with colorful ceremony including dances which was performed aborigines, known as the native community of Australia.
1), the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott publicly launched a report that addresses the income and welfare gaps between Aborigines and other Australians.
Neville, who was western Australian chief protector of Aborigines in the 1930s and '40s and, before that, chief of the Department for the North-West, Aborigines, and Fisheries.
Living Dead in the Pacific: Racism and Sovereignty in Genetics Research on Taiwan Aborigines
One ethnographic tradition of research focuses on exchanges among Aborigines, in particular their 'moral economy' in which exchange enacts shared conceptions of relatedness and personhood.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has expressed her support for the bill and told Parliament that the current situation of Aborigines in Australia remained "the unhealed wound that even now lies open at the heart of our national story," (http://www.
What about those from Australasia or Oceania, like the Aborigines of Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and the dark-skinned Melanesians of the Pacific?
Melbourne, Apr 6 ( ANI ): One of Australia's largest energy broking firms has been forced to sack co-founder and CEO Ben Polis after he posted racist and sexist comments on his personal Facebook page against Aborigines, Asians and women, including Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
The man, who was about 35 when he died nearly eight thousand years ago, may be a remote relative of Taiwan s aborigines who today make up about two percent of the island s population, according to the head of the team, Chen Chung-yu.
Tourism held a range of meanings for both Aborigines and non-Aborigines: for Aborigines tourism represented a means of 'keeping up the culture'; for non-Aborigines it was an encounter with a 'primitive' other.
Denisovans, an ancient sister group of Neandertals previously identified via DNA taken from a finger bone excavated in Siberia's Denisova Cave, contributed a small portion of genes to living New Guineans, Australian Aborigines, two aboriginal groups in the Philippines and populations on several nearby islands, say geneticist David Reich of Harvard Medical School and his colleagues.
Dr Fortune tries to help Aborigines made ill by squalid living conditions DR FORTUNE'S AUSTRALIAN CASEBOOK SUNDAY, BBC2, 9PM The legacy of Scots medical missionaries is a long and proud one.