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Aboriginal

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the native peoples of Australia
2. another word for an Australian Aborigine
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Can a purely genealogical understanding of Aboriginality such as Cliff has, develop into a relational sense and thus provide a more secure sense of his Aboriginality?
Any discussion about representations of Aboriginality in literature, visual arts or the arts in general should start by acknowledging that Aboriginality as a concept is a colonialist invention that encompasses a variety of groups, most of which are traditionally unrelated, from diverse and distant geographical areas, speaking different languages, and in some cases engaged in longstanding disputes.
To date, this has meant that studies of Aboriginality and lifecycle stage have been prominent within AJSI's consideration of the bases of inequality, and that health, unemployment/poverty and education have been prominent among the studied dimensions on inequality.
When viewed from a modernizing perspective, Aboriginality is no longer defined in terms of an authenticity with roots in the distant past.
From this perspective, official policies and discourses of multiculturalism, immigration, Aboriginality, and Anglo-Canadian nationalism, for example, can be understood as technologies of subject formation.
Ono argues, following Dombrowski (2001), that it is their explicit rejection of what they call 'culture' that reproduces a consciously distinctive Aboriginality.
It was believed that Aboriginality as a separate identity would become extinct (Haebich 2008:71).
Such post-colonial discourses, while they have enabled and aided indigenous literary expression to counter white definitions of Aboriginality and help locate it within the `mainstream' of contemporary Australian writing, to a certain extent have nevertheless needed to pass the benchmarks of European literary criteria.
The childhood of William Lanne; contact archaeology and Aboriginality in Tasmania, Antiquity 67:504-19.
Avis came forward and for the first time told her story and began to claim her Aboriginality.
Is Tuymans's evocation of a victimhood that's not his own a European versi on of what in Australia has come to be called white Aboriginality, like white Australian artists naively painting in a putatively Western Desert abstract style?