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autochthon

[ȯ′täk·thən]
(geology)
A succession of rock beds that have been moved comparatively little from their original site of formation, although they may be folded and faulted extensively.
(paleontology)
A fossil occurring where the organism once lived.
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To a certain extent, it cannot be denied that they indirectly help small migrants obtain access to land but, of course, they enrich themselves at the same time and threaten the very existence of the autochthons.
A particularly interesting aspect is how she starts from the marginalized autochthons and shows that part of the process is internal.
This point may not have been stressed enough by the author: These migrants are certainly not 'capitalists' but they do contribute some capital to fund their transportation, possibly pay some ganti rugi (compensation) to an autochthon family, and certainly pay for the services of an influential autochthon.
Relative success also created economic envy and rivalry between them and with other autochthon tribes, which reinforced ethnic tensions, as did the divide-and-rule policies of the Mobutu regime.
I have profited because of the opportunities I have enjoyed to learn from one of the most remarkable autochthons my world of Khoren Four has produced.
I'll tell that to the autochthons who live out their dismal truncated lives in your mines.
Etymologically, the diatigui designates the autochthon, the one who has always been there and who receives a newcomer.
This had not caused problems in 1976 when he had first been appointed, but the Ivorian faction later argued that 'in principle, the imamate should be entrusted to an autochthon and not a foreigner'.
1) The indigenous categorizations of autochthons and allochthons are originates (natives) and non originaires (non-natives).
Or vicious competition over turf, variously definable as parking spaces, routes or clientele, but also interpretable, just like rural land struggles, as competition between autochthons (insiders) and allochthons (outsiders, aliens).
Land, politics, intrahousehold relations and the institution of the tutorat between autochthons and migrant farmers in the Gban region (Cote d'Ivoire)' in R.
In the aftermath of social conflicts and urban violence between autochthons and migrants in Italy in recent years, the question of how to control the growing number of illegal immigrants is increasingly discussed in the language of zero-tolerance anti-crime campaigns.