Example sentences for: aborigines

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

  • Australian aborigines have long sought acknowledgment of the atrocities inflicted upon them.

  • He suggested that it was a transferred use of the Queensland Aboriginal word for a particularly noisy bird and that the connection was made by percipient Aborigines who applied it first to the German missionaries of 1838, having noted their garrulousness.

  • Somewhat to his surprise and that of others in the party, the Aborigines of Port Jackson (as Sydney Harbour was named) did not recognize the word.

  • The Herald placed hope in the acknowledgment by some native leaders "that the presentation of Aboriginal people as victims, though useful to win some political arguments, is ultimately disempowering for Aborigines themselves.

  • Australian governments and institutions in the eyes of the world for their mistreatment and neglect of Aborigines" because "[t]hey will see it as calculated to tarnish the national image at a time when all other efforts are directed towards polishing it and showing Australia at its best."

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