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(Peoples) the state of being Aboriginal, esp with regard to having a common Aboriginal culture
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the condition of being first in a place and of having a relatively simple nature. — aboriginal, n., adj.
See also: Past
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The type of communication they use, especially what the participants called talking language or lingo (i.e., traditional language and also their use of Aboriginal English [AE]), was a particularly strong marker of their Aboriginality. It also seemed to heighten their language awareness, supporting their ability to code-switch as required by the Situation.
Yet certain ways of being Aboriginal, which are largely but certainly not exclusively embodied by Anangu, are not to be lived with, and remain marked as disordering, disgusting, and other to styles of 'respectable' Aboriginality (see Cowlishaw 2004:190-1), generally embodied by Nungas.
By depicting the Aboriginal body markings as soft, textural decoration, Dean has rendered Aboriginality onstage as "inoffensive and safe" (MacLaurin and Monks 2015, 110), translating the "leaping, virile young men, their dark glistening bodies ochre-daubed and decorated in fantastic designs" (Carell and Dean 1955, 2) into a language and materiality more easily understood by white audiences.
"This includes changing government policy to provide a more inclusive definition of Aboriginality, as well as adding Aboriginal history to the school curriculum," he said.
The legendary aboriginality of the Rohingya is supported by the Rakhine's claim that they are the descendants of the conquerors and the indigenous people.
Rather than reproducing normative Aboriginality, an interculturally inclusive Indigenous studies critically engages with this trope, including those otherwise excluded by its authorising power.
In Peter Kennedy and John Hughes's video On Sacred Land, 1983-84, still and moving images, including those from a 1980 film [On Sacred Ground, Oliver Howes) covering the Yungngora mining blockade in Western Australia, are edited into a haunting representation of aboriginality. The video is screened on a monitor facing Jimmie Durham's The Isle of Man, 2016, an abstract standing figure with a four-horned sheep skull for a head.
(3) Indeed, Griffen has spoken extensively about his intention to combine the conventions of the sci-fi and superhero genres with Indigenous folklore in order to encourage more diverse representations of Aboriginality. (4) With episodes titled 'Terra Nullius' and 'First Contact', it is clear that Griffen is evoking traumatic memories from Australia's past to provoke discussion about present-day relations and policies concerning Indigenous Australians.
She discusses the historical basis of current Aboriginal identity discourses, from the colonial construction of Aboriginality to the period of transition through the 1960s and beyond; the changing meaning of Aboriginal identity; how Aboriginal identities are produced and conditioned by Aboriginal people; and the Confirmation of Aboriginality process, Aboriginal community processes and discourses that regulate who is and what counts as Aboriginal, and the negotiation, construction, and expression of contemporary Aboriginal identities.
Central to the book are knowledge claims about race and the ways in which ideas about indigeneity and aboriginality were made in many different forms.
Each instance affirmed, in distinct yet complementary ways, a recognition of Aboriginality as problematic and out of place in modem Australia.

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