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  • adj. Alternative capitalization of aboriginal
  • n. Alternative capitalization of aboriginal
  • proper n. Any of the native languages spoken by Australian aborigines.


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  • Partly, she thinks, the Howard government's controversial 2007 "intervention" – instituted after allegations of widespread child abuse in Aboriginal communities – has "given permission to people to treat us differently".

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  • Bunyip means “devil” or “spirit” in Aboriginal legend.

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  • He was the artist on my very first cover story, “Sing,” in Aboriginal SF Magazine – and, it turns out, that was his first cover painting ever.

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  • There was even a remarkably widespread belief, almost certainly generated and sustained by malevolence, that there existed somewhere in Aboriginal captivity a sole white Scottish woman hostage, the only survivor of a shipwreck off the Ninety Mile Beach, whose ghastly fate warranted increasingly brutal reprisals and attempts to “rescue” her.

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  • For example, he sought to ban porn and alcohol in Aboriginal communities in order to “combat widespread child abuse.”

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  • Moira was friendly with Lucy Leverett, who owned a small but influential gallery down at The Rocks that specialized in Aboriginal art.

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  • When I was the Minister of Indian Affairs, Charlie was encouraging and supporting investing in Aboriginal people so that they could connect with the economy.

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  • The real issue is, are the economic underpinnings in Aboriginal communities strong enough to sustain it?

    Aboriginal Self-Government and Economic Self-Sufficiency

  • The attacker was described as Aboriginal, of slim build, aged about 30 and wearing a pink jumper and blue jeans. | Top Stories

  • The theft occurred about 3.15pm Saturday and the bandit was described as Aboriginal, slim build, aged about 30 and wearing a pink jumper and blue jeans. | Top Stories


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