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In·di·an·ism

 (ĭn′dē-ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. A word or phrase characteristic of English as spoken in India.
2. Devotion to or preference for the people and culture of India.
3. Devotion to traditional Native American culture or cultures.

In′di·an·ist n.

Indianism

the customs or traditions of Indians, especially American Indians. — Indianist, n.
See also: Behavior
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Obviously, as someone who is proud to be a hyphenated-Canadian in the sense that I celebrate my West Indianism, my Bajan roots, I think that's what makes me.
Obviously, as one who is proud to be a 'hyphenated-Canadian' the sense that-I celebrate my West Indianism, my Bajan roots, I think that's what makes me.
This entire collection has a sense of Indianism to it but its more projecting contemporary India.
In twelve chapters, the author explores the misplaced polarities of nation versus state, political nationalism versus cultural nationalism, Indianism versus localism.
From the pre-war, savage-on-the-warpath Indianism leavened by lush romance, a much broader vocabulary evolved: authentic Indian chants, drums and other ceremonial instruments, posttonal modernism, and even mixtures of other world musics.
She discusses Indianism and what it is not, Indian hobbies and European contexts, reframing metaphoric action on Indianist playgrounds, modes of knowledge making and remaking, shifting selves around authentic replicas, and marvels of the model.
In the tyger and the hyena, Burke summons "the two great Evils of our time, Indianism and Jacobinism.
The elements whose very existence depends on anti Indianism will of course try to spike the process.
In our constitutional philosophy, there is only one ' ism', Indianism.
Only nationalism explains such disparate phenomena as Indianism and anti-Americanism.
Simply groaning under the banner "parochial" only shows the writer's destructive mind and does not imply true Indianism.
Obviously, as one who is proud to be a 'hyphenated-Canadian' in the sensethat I celebrate my West Indianism, my Bajan roots, I think that's what makes me.