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indigenous

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

Said of a plant or tree which is native to the area in which it is grown.
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In particular, among these attributes, natural and organic, flavor versatility, convenience, authenticity and indigenousness, and craftsmanship were of the greatest concern to consumers.
not the legal one dealt with through claims, acquisitions, and assignment procedures in accordance with formal customary statutes, but a deeper, historical one that touches on land as the basis of identity and calls for a recognition of indigenousness, antecedence, and more fundamentally, of humanity and equal dignity.
It brings out the Indigenousness of the University community and creates a cultural space for the students," said Stewart.
* Its contribution to scholarship is a more systematic re-examining of the concepts of indigenousness and indigenous knowledge drawing on a range of disciplines and what these concepts mean to undertaking management research that more thoroughly reflect global realities, while evaluating indigenous research methods that could be used effectively and appropriately in this endeavour.
At the same time Moscow, of course, 'forgot' that the note likewise underscored the unity, integrity and indigenousness of the populations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and thus their dissimilarity to Russia.
This "indigenousness" issue continues to constitute a serious problem to Islamists today.
(I) the first school of thought maintains that the tribals' claim to their designation is based on 'aboriginality' 'autochthony' or 'indigenousness'.
However, unlike Renata, Sandra has effected separation from her privileged upbringing, choosing, for example, to live just outside of Delhi, a barrio populated predominantly by Mexican Americans, to ally herself with the values of that community, to valorize Latin American indigenousness in study and travel, and, most significantly, to be involved in a relationship with Gregory, a man of whom her wealthy and bigoted parents do not wholly approve.
Li's goal, she states, is "to set out an alternative approach to the question of indigenousness that is theoretically more adequate to the diversity of conditions and struggles in the Indonesian countryside, and alert to the political risks and opportunities posed by familiar framings" (ibid., 150-51).
Fernandez's films center on "indigenousness, nationalism, [and] agrarianism" and helped reform a post-Revolution and bifurcated Mexican national identity that idealized its whiter-skinned and Eurocentric citizens (Tunon 47).
The major change is the new sense of identity, understood through the concept of indigenousness, with clear goals set before nation states and churches.

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