Origin of aboriginal
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The day just gets more upsetting when we hear about aboriginal rights in Canada.
The cover story is about how over 1,000 aboriginal women have gone missing since 1980.
“At that time, Aboriginal people were only just granted citizenship,” Briggs tells the Daily Beast.
An all-girl Aboriginal quartet sings in war-torn Vietnam in ‘The Sapphires,’ out today.
Spence is the leader of an aboriginal community called Attawapiskat in northern Ontario.The Hunger Strike Diet: You Don't Lose Weight AND You Accomplish Your Goal!|David Frum|January 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This would mean 4.5 persons per house, certainly too low a value for the aboriginal social family.The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California|Sherburne Friend Cook
Wherefore, in an hour of aboriginal commerce Mr. Hickok encouraged a hirsute luxuriance in the name of trade.The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
Its soil has been bathed in the blood of Europeans as well as of its aboriginal inhabitants.Due South or Cuba Past and Present|Maturin M. Ballou
What is the aboriginal Self, on which a universal reliance may be grounded?Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
To one familiar with native American myths, this one bears undeniable marks of its aboriginal origin.The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees|James Mooney
1660s, "first, earliest," especially in reference to inhabitants of lands colonized by Europeans, from aborigines (see aborigine) + -al (1); specific Australian sense is from 1820. The noun is attested from 1767. Related: Aboriginally.