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  • noun Plural form of Aboriginal.


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  • A/they couldn't seem able to say First Nations or b/accept the idea Aboriginals aren't separate from Canadians, but in fact are First Canadians, some of whom gave us all the name of the country?


  • As this case winds its way into the Ontario Court of Appeal next spring and then on to the Supreme Court of Canada, new law is going to be enshrined on how police deal with different groups that thread their way through our society and how police deal with divergent groups such as Aboriginals or congregating union members such as those at the Queen's Park demonstration last year.

    The Para-Dice Riders Charter Case Against Police Roadblocks

  • Before the cons sit down to dine on that, it's worth noting, as the editorialist does, that Aboriginals make up 18.9% of the 18-29-year-olds in Saskatchewan, but only 7.5% of the undergraduate population at the university.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Only a small handful of the university's 4,148 scholarships -- 36 in all, total value $107,000 -- are reserved for Aboriginals.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Good on the university for rejecting a "no Aboriginals need apply" fund.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • His win was widely credited with opening doors for Aboriginals, who, at the time, did not have the right to vote.

    LeBron James apologises for calling journalist 'retarded'

  • True, there are many Asians and a scattering of Aboriginals in the big cities.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: An American Marvels at South Africa

  • Most people who earmark bursaries for female or Native students do so out of concern that women and Aboriginals are being short-changed by the Canadian educational system, not out of hostility to men or non-Natives.

    Ret. Judge Paul Staniszewski Espouses Clear Hatred : Law is Cool

  • This first finding angered non-Aboriginal fishers because they saw a bias in the law which gave Aboriginal fishers rights that they did not have (despite the fact that Aboriginal fisheries are minuscule operations compared to those operated my non-Aboriginals).

    Donald Marshall: 1953-2009 « Mudpuddle

  • Despite the recent troubles in town and the men's subsequent actions, the defence claimed their intention was not to harass Aboriginals, but to check if it was possible to drive to the old Telegraph Station, 6km upriver.

    Australia's dark heart


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