aboriginalism

aboriginalism

(ˌæbəˈrɪdʒɪnəlɪzəm)
n
a view of aboriginal cultures as being primitive and exotic, and having little to do with the modern world
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Though I was Ojibway, not Cree, I still couldn't help feeling that my respect and Aboriginalism was being called into question.
Aboriginalism, with its roots in this dichotomizing essentialism, plays the perfect foil to the Euroamerican mentality.
2003) that set 'resource peripheries' apart from core regions: industrialism (the economic dimension), environmentalism (the environmental dimension), aboriginalism (the cultural dimension) and imperialism (the geopolitical dimension).
Aboriginalism is a neo-colonial bureaucratic invention that sets the terms according to which indigenous peoples can and will participate in Canadian society.
That both of these positions rely on static constructions of Aboriginalism, of a culture unchanged over thousands of years, betrays the utopian spatialization of a fantasy common to both.
In contrast, my argument interprets the war in the woods as the local expression of globalization that is created by complex new clashes among the forces of neo-liberalism, environmentalism and aboriginalism that in one way or another are transforming resource economies around the world.
My engagement has been worked out with certain people, for specific purposes with my own intentions and desires and within the entire discursive realm of Aboriginalism.
Still, the dialogicalities suggested between Murray's white Australianism, Scottishness, Roman Catholicism, and Aboriginalism, between Ashbery's heady Americanism and Victorian aestheticism, and between Kuppner as Glaswegian tenement-dweller and student of China are all thoroughly engrossing.
These include debates surrounding preservation versus modernisation, commodification and commercialisation, quantifiable evidence, and Aboriginalism.
Here in Peterborough, a different battle between commerce and Aboriginalism occasionally takes place.
This is the insight developed by Edward Said (1978) in his critique of Orientalism and by Bob Hodge (1990) and Bain Attwood (1992) in the development of their critiques of Aboriginalism.
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