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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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He, therefore, called for urgent action to preserve, revitalise and promote indigenous languages.
The Permanent Council and the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) will hold a special joint meeting at OAS headquarters on Wednesday to commemorate the Year of Indigenous Languages.
It is true, however, that most Indigenous communities have viewed marriage as a unique communal ceremony, designed and practiced to express a worldview where the difference between man and woman is an embodied portrayal of an essential aspect of how Creation works.
He shared the Philippine government's efforts in convening national and regional consortia of government officials, indigenous leaders and indigenous peoples organizations to implement the project.
Around 1,000 participants composed of representatives of UNPFFI member states, UN agencies and civil society organizations and indigenous peoples organizations attended the forum, which took place at UN headquarters in New York.
Indigenous students at three universities and two national symposiums about successful pathways for Indigenous students into HDRs (see Barney, 2016 for more detail).
Professor Bin-Salik's involvement in government and community advisory groups has greatly influenced education and equity policies for Indigenous Australians.
contributions that indigenous people make to improve world
A joint statement issued by the coalition said: 'We are indigenous people and would like to declare that we never oppose the development of the royal government.
This event would also recognize the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.
Indigenous people have a complex relationship to Canadian law-which has been used both as an instrument of colonization, and more recently, as a way to pursue and clarify pre-existing and constitutional rights.