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indigenous

[in′dij·ə·nəs]
(science and technology)
Existing and having originated naturally in a particular region or environment.

indigenous

Said of a plant or tree which is native to the area in which it is grown.
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10) These experiences about indigenity are located, maintained, and rearticulated in a new geo- and sociocultural context through a borrowing and appropriation of the technologies offered by the West in order to initiate a new space of resistance and reaccommodation of their cultural identity with the nation and with Western modernity.
2008, then, marks a rethinking of some of the certainties through which we have engaged with issues of war, terror, indigenity, economics, and the state of the planet.
The Land Rights Act is one of many pieces of government legislation that is diffused into the ways in which Kooris think about and represent themselves, as well as how they are able to communicate their indigenity.