Aboriginal Australian


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Noun1.Aboriginal Australian - the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aboriginesAboriginal Australian - the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines
Austronesian language, Austronesian - the family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
Dyirbal, Jirrbal - a language of Australian aborigines
Walbiri, Warlpiri - a language of Australian aborigines
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
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Both of his parents came from different indigenous Australian backgrounds - his father a Torres Strait Islander and his mother an Aboriginal Australian.
This was the first significant time the connection between non-lndigenous artists and an Aboriginal genius would lead to an explosion in modern Australian consciousness--the first time an Aboriginal Australian would appropriate a European artform as a way to gain economic empowerment and, in doing so, fundamentally open non-lndigenous eyes to the forms and colours of this country.
Anne Hoffman shares her love for Aboriginal Australian art with her upper-elementary students in her "Integrating the Curriculum: Dreamtime Storytelling" (page 12), and the children's book, "Nadia's Hands," inspired Rachel Motta's lesson, "Mehndi Hands," found on page 14.
This linguistics study of the Aboriginal Australian language Mawng draws on materials and recordings produced through the Warruwi School bilingual Mawng-English program (1973-1996).
A place to begin such understanding of the language of the land is to look at the Aboriginal Australian map (http://aiatsis.
Meanwhile, acclaimed Aboriginal Australian artist Archie Moore and Northumbrian ceramist Matt Calder have teamed up for an exhibition at Newcastle's System Gallery.
Soon he's practising meditation techniques taught to him by Aboriginal Australian friends, collecting rainwater in clamshells, eating raw snails, and feeling like 'an ant or a chicken'.
I think it is a very disappointing and hopeless statement by the Prime Minister," Noel Pearson, an Aboriginal Australian lawyer and land rights activist, told the broadcaster.
American collectors have often been early to purchase works from emerging art movements; contemporary Aboriginal Australian art is an area in which they have been especially vigorous.
In terms of indigenous voices, some Aboriginal Australian figures with a public profile, such as Jim Everett and Michael Mansell, have supported the identification of Australian colonisation as genocidal, to be spoken of alongside the Holocaust (Attwood 2005, p.
Price, an Aboriginal Australian activist, was responding to the Labor Party's opposition to the law changes, which they said would see prison numbers increase significantly.
SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS (15) Sanitised though feelgood film about four Aboriginal Australian girls entertaining the US troops during the Vietnam War.

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