Example sentences for: peoples

How can you use “peoples” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • By 1877, under the Canadian government’s Blackfoot Treaty, the native peoples gave up their hunting grounds to raise cattle on reserves instead.

  • One could, therefore, simplify matters by saying that Canadian and Greenland--but not Alaskan or Siberian-- Eskimos are Inuit . Although, as it so happens, according to Macmillan, at the first Inuit Circumpolar Conference, held in Barrow, Alaska, in 1977, Inuit from Alaska, Canada, and Greenland officially adopted the term Inuit for all peoples formerly known as Eskimo, despite linguistic differences.

  • These peoples revered the forces of nature personified by innumerable gods and goddesses whose activities and moral guidelines are chronicled in prayers, hymns, and poetic sacred epics of great antiquity.

  • Mongolians from South China and Polynesian and Malay peoples from the Philippines and the Indonesian islands settled along the rivers of the peninsula and northern Borneo.

  • Native peoples number about 82,000.

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