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1. The earliest known inhabitants or indigenous individuals of a country; native races.

2. The original fauna and flora of a geographical area

Origin: L. Aborigines; ab _ origo, especially the first inhabitants of Latium, those who originally (ab origine) inhabited Latium or Italy. See origin.

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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... use necessitated large, broad noses, thick lips for only some tribes of Africa, Melasia, Alaskan Eskimos, Siberian Mongol, some Australian aborigines? All scattered across one half of the world. What common factors forged the similar change. Maybe jungle/desert/frozen habits are quite similar ...

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by jelpmac
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... families are the basic family unit. Cultures in which the extended family is common usually happen to be collectivistic cultures. Australian Aborigines are another group for whom the concept of family extends well beyond the nuclear model. Aboriginal immediate families include aunts, uncles ...

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by gamila
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Re: Species vs Race?

... descent - this includes Middle Eastern peoples as well) Negroid (people of African descent) Australoid (people of Australian descent - the native Aborigines) No doubt this is pretty arguable. For the sake of my breakfast conversation, here are a few of the rubs I see. There is is no evidence that ...

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by geb
Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Species vs Race?
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Views: 24996

The Fiber Disease

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/01/309675.shtml I hope this link is of relevance. In Australia,when the land was parched the indiginous Aborigines would hold a corroboree . They didnt externalize or rationalize, they became as water in the spirit. Instead of supplications and dogma they ...

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by al
Sun Dec 10, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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