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aborigine

an original inhabitant of a country or region who has been there from the earliest known times

Aborigine

1. a member of a dark-skinned hunting and gathering people who were living in Australia when European settlers arrived
2. any of the languages of this people
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Up to 2002 (the date of the report) no male Aborigine had represented Australia at cricket.
Since the aborigines lived where the debris flow occurred, their future risk is higher than that of other ethnic groups.
I've often thought about that poor Aborigine woman, God bless her.
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.
11) Yet imperial orders regarding Aborigines were subsidiary and vague, demanding 'amity and kindness' and the extension of the principles of British justice, but not encouraging that 'intercourse' be furthered by language acquisition.
I also try to avoid using the term "full-blood" and refer to the Aborigines who are the direct target of the federal government's emergency intervention as "bush" or "tribal" or "remote-area" or "town-camp" Aborigines.
The apology is for more than 100 years of taking Aborigine children from their families and forcing them into institutions away from their homes.
The children of an aboriginal mother could officially identify as aborigine (Gao, 2001).
The Dream pictures are "dot" paintings, covering a composition that represents the Aborigine culture and their tribal villages.
After July meeting with Aborigine leaders, Howard said a "cry from the heart" for help had been made.
The last full-blood Tasmanian Aborigine died in 1888, and most of the thousands who now call themselves indigenous Tasmanians possess only a minority strand of that ancestry.