Example sentences for: indigenous

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

  • Oftentimes, these polar opposites come together: Ise-Shima, the most sacred of all sanctuaries of Shinto (Japan’s ancient, nature-worshipping indigenous religion) reinforces Japan’s profoundly intimate links with the Sun Goddess and her grandson, the God of the Earth.

  • South Asia had an indigenous form of Islamic fundamentalism, which had developed in the nineteenth century at a school in the Indian village of Deoband.

  • It has evolved from the literature of sixteenth-century Spain and the indigenous traditions of Mexico, and for this reason the play has provided a political format for the poor masses throughout the last 400 years.

  • As the Aztecs adapted the Catholic religion to their indigenous beliefs, they created a religion that met their own needs and own way of life.

  • As another example, the indigenous people of the Arctic are, as far as I know, still commonly referred to in the United States as Eskimos; but for some time now the PC term in Canada has been Inuit, a term which affords great scope for PC snobbery, as it can be fairly complicated; the people are Inuit; the language is Inuitituk; and an individual is an Inuk.


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