Definition of Aboriginality in English:

Aboriginality

Pronunciation /ˌabəˌrijəˈnalədē/ /ˌæbəˌrɪdʒəˈnælədi/

noun

  • The distinctive culture of aboriginal peoples, especially those in Australia.

    ‘their music reflects their Aboriginality’
    • ‘She laments the fact that she doesn't know as much about Aboriginality as she wants to.’
    • ‘The films mark a departure from the more typical portrayal of Aboriginality on film.’
    • ‘She is vague about what this newfound Aboriginality might involve.’
    • ‘Letters have been sent to 350 people confirming their Aboriginality, but others will be asked to provide more information about their family history.’
    • ‘I know plenty of Aboriginal people who are proud of their Aboriginality.’
    • ‘Stop acting like you have exclusive insights into Aboriginality.’
    • ‘In their political and personalised affirmation of Aboriginality, they challenge and detach themselves from the European historical narrative.’
    • ‘It was an assertion of Aboriginality more convincing, and proudly joyful, than any activist manifesto or protest could ever be.’
    • ‘We create politicians motivated more on proving their Aboriginality than the political agendas they are elected to carry out.’
    • ‘A lot of tourists wanted to ask her about her Aboriginality and she was pleased to answer.’
    • ‘Highlighting the unique place that Aboriginality occupies in contemporary debates about belonging and displacement, the analysis demonstrates that Radiance, like all texts, carries political meanings.’
    • ‘Parts of the region were settled as late as 1912 by the grandfathers of many of the current landowners and yet virtually all the vestiges of Aboriginality have been erased.’
    • ‘These depictions of Aboriginality are common in Australian film.’
    • ‘These contributions have done much to provide a rationale for the acceptance of Indigenous views in relation to archaeology and an understanding of its role in the construction of Aboriginality.’
    • ‘He offers ethnographic detail to ongoing discussions on Aboriginality, indigeneity, social change, and cultural transformation in post-colonial states.’
    • ‘The results are most evident in representations of Aboriginality where indigenous artifacts, activities, and people are deployed as national icons in popular culture.’
    • ‘The positive value ascribed to traditional culture has been further reinforced by popular images and representations of Aboriginality as an exemplar of timeless continuity.’
    • ‘In this paper, I illustrate the way one Aboriginal artist challenged what he perceived as an essentialised concept of Aboriginality, by rejecting rainbow serpent iconography.’
    • ‘The perception of Aboriginality in the art world is linked to the emergence of Western Desert acrylics in the 1970s.’