Origin of indigenous
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Seattle is one of the most recent, with its city council voting this year to adopt the indigenous version of the holiday.
Grown in the jungle by the indigenous Kichwa, guayusa (gwhy-you-sa) is a sacred leaf used in ceremonial rituals.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine|Brandon Presser|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The vine and the ceremony are deeply entwined with South American indigenous religions of the Amazon.
Paris, it would appear, had been liberated solely by indigenous Frenchmen: citizens, irregulars, and soldiers.
The Social Realism and Muralist Movements from artists like Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco worked with indigenous crafts.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is some doubt, however, whether even this is indigenous to Britain, though it occurs in a wild state on the coast.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
In a powerfully mimetic race like the Italians, the rudiments out of which it was constructed were, as we shall see, indigenous.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
There they blended with the indigenous tribes of the Mediterranean or Brown Race.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie
In Mexico, it is occasionally found on mountain sides at considerable elevations and by some is supposed to be there indigenous.
Indigenous to tropical America, but now cultivated more or less extensively in all hot climates.The Nut Culturist|Andrew S. Fuller
adjective (when postpositive, foll by to)
Word Origin for indigenous
1640s, from Late Latin indigenus "born in a country, native," from Latin indigena "sprung from the land," as a noun, "a native," literally "in-born," or "born in (a place)," from Old Latin indu "in, within" (earlier endo) + *gene-, root of gignere (perf. genui) "beget," from PIE *gen- "produce" (see genus).