Example sentences for: aborigines

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

  • The ignorance surrounding the Tasmanian languages betrays the fact that the relationships between convicts and later settlers and the Tasmanian Aborigines were of a hostility unreached elsewhere; the continuing fertility of Nyungar by contrast results from a much happier and more accommodating relationship.

  • Each new settlement meant a new beginning but so limited was the relationship between settlers and Aborigines that there was little progress beyond the Port Jackson model.

  • Australian Aborigines of the 19 th century, according to one chronicler, made it a point "to massacre all strangers who fall into their power."

  • 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.

  • Third, the Aborigines were widely thought of as backward and uncivilised and, while this attitude persisted, their nomenclature carried no great recommendation.


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