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a buh ri juh nee

  • n  an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
  • n  a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived

  • No word of his presence has filtered down from the aborigine villages of the highlands.
  • The next morning, across from his hotel, aborigine protestors held banners saying he was just doing "lip service," unlike other religious volunteers who were helping them rebuild .
  • The pictures (opposite) may look abstract, but aboriginal art is never "nonobjective" in the modern sense: to paint without painting something would strike an aborigine as .
News & Articles

  • History Lesson
    Looking to create local jobs for aborigines, a pastor builds a cultural attraction, teaching Taiwan all about the island's first inhabitants.
    Oct. 28, 2013 - Forbes

  • Cate Blanchett in Ninemsn
    For years, Australia's government refused to apologise to Aborigine for past wrongs done to them - most notably, the systematic removal of children from their parents,wrote Blanchett, who was chosen by Mr Rudd for a lead role in last month's...
  • Hugo Chávez in guardian.co.uk
    This is ours, long before Angel arrived there,Chávez said on his weekly television show, in front of a painted mural of the falls and surrounding wilderness. "This is indigenous property, ours, aborigine."
  • Robbie Peden in SI.com
    Yes I am Australian first and am proud of my Aborigine background, but I live in America for quite some time,said Peden, who claimed his IBF crown with an eighth-round TKO of Nate Campbell in February. "I feel like I'm fighting for America...

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