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American Indian

1. a member of any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, or South America, having Mongoloid affinities, notably straight black hair and a yellow to brown skin
2. of or relating to any of these peoples, their languages, or their cultures
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We return to the absolutely relative worlds of the Asian and indigenous American cosmologies: if everything is equivalent, everything is indifferent: the heavens, Earth, gods, human kingdoms, animal, vegetable or inert.
(5.) In Spanish America, mestizo refers to someone half European-half indigenous American and the term casta, often translated as 'mixed-race', to all other racial mixtures.
Now, a New York-based group of filmmakers is in the production stage of their documentary Vanished: Disappearing Indigenous American and First Nations Women.
That's what's inside Tending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits, a compelling visual and literary introduction to indigenous American authors.
This happens when the "indigenous American berserk" of the late 1960s turns all of his accomplishments into indictments, and his humanist liberalism into weakness.
Davis dance the evolution of this indigenous American art across the country.
Why don't people have teepees in their back gardens and dress as indigenous American tribal chiefs?
Highlighting the ways in which non-speakers challenged speciesist, racist and ableist hierarchies, Esmail covers a vast amount of material in this chapter, including analyses of the following: the intersections between indigenous American gestural language and American deaf signs; the transatlantic public battle over evolution between philologists F.
The pioneer made five trips to the western United States to try to record every indigenous American people before 'their passing from the face of the Earth'.
Persons interested in Native American natural history are attracted to its status as a bonafide indigenous American species.
The Mayans are a group of indigenous American ethnic groups currently living in what is now southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and the surrounding areas.
I spell Xicana and Xicano (Chicana and Chicano) with an X (the Nahuatl spelling of the 'ch' sound) to indicate a re-emerging polftica, especially among young people, grounded in indigenous American belief systems and identities.

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