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  • noun Plural form of aboriginal.

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Examples

  • So if we could pretend to all agree, for a moment, that if residential schooling perpetrated by the previous generation upon aboriginals is a cross that we must all bear in seeking to acknowledge our historical injustices, that a story about women being executed in Switzerland hundreds of years ago would yield identical culpability to modern Swiss citizens?

    2008 June 12 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • So if we could pretend to all agree, for a moment, that if residential schooling perpetrated by the previous generation upon aboriginals is a cross that we must all bear in seeking to acknowledge our historical injustices, that a story about women being executed in Switzerland hundreds of years ago would yield identical culpability to modern Swiss citizens?

    An Unlikely Comparison To Native Apology « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • The aboriginals are a good deal more sophisticated than previously supposed.

    Speaker for the Dead

  • It is curious that Flinders called the aboriginals whom he saw in Port Phillip

    Terre Napoleón; a History of French Explorations and Projects in Australia

  • Another Hernando de Soto was a lesser-known conquistador who went road-tripping around the southeastern U. S in an unsuccessful gold hunt. de Soto y vatos wasted umpteen "aboriginals" while stomping around Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.

    Daimnation!: An unfortunate choice of words

  • Society is already segregated for certain groups who have been granted their own schools and social services, such as aboriginals and francophones, they point out.

    Archive 2005-10-09

  • Society is already segregated for certain groups who have been granted their own schools and social services, such as aboriginals and francophones, they point out.

    Race in Canada

  • Actually, the people being discussed are no more "aboriginals" or Native Americans than Indians.

    Political Grind Network

  • Other priority groups include pregnant women; children aged six months to five years; and those - such as aboriginals - in isolated or remote communities, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Wednesday.

    Ottawa Sun

  • "... experts say the data will be virtually useless because some groups -- such as aboriginals and low-income Canadians -- will be less likely to respond to a voluntary survey" Are they trying to say that aboriginals and low-income Canadians only respond to a threat of jail time?

    CTV BritishColumbiaHome

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