indigenous

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pope who was a patron of the arts and who denounced the cruelty to the indigenous peoples of South America (1675-1758) Benedict XIV , Prospero Lambertini
biological theft; illegal collection of indigenous plants by corporations who patent them for their own use biopiracy
member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines Bisayan , Visayan
member of an indigenous people living on the Chukchi Peninsula Chukchi
indigenous and isolated language of unknown origin spoken by the Chukchi that is pronounced differently by men and women Chukchi , Chukchi language
terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s CNPZ , ELN , National Liberation Army , Nestor Paz Zamora Commission
family of Uralic languages indigenous to Scandinavia and Hungary and Russia and western Siberia (prior to the Slavic expansion into those regions) Finno-Ugrian , Finno-Ugric
council at which indigenous peoples of southern Africa meet to discuss some important question indaba
person who was born in a particular place; an indigenous person indigen , indigene , native
indigenous Islamic terrorist group in Azerbaijan that attempted to bomb the United States embassy in 1999 Jayshullah
any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast kingfish
member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer Lapp , Lapplander , Saame , Saami , Same , Sami
large Australasian evergreen fern with an edible rhizome sometimes used as a vegetable by indigenous people Marattia salicina , potato fern
indigenous person, animal or plant native
person of indigenous ancestry preceeding colonization Native American
member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people who lived in the Hawaiian Islands Native Hawaiian
introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous naturalisation , naturalization
any of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages Papuan , Papuan language
ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors Shinto , Shintoism
indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population substrate , substratum
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