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half-breed

(hăf′brēd′, häf′-) Offensive
n.
A person of mixed racial descent, especially a person of Native American and white parentage.
adj.
Of mixed racial descent.
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Sometimes he traded his fur catch to the Hudson's Bay Company at Rocky Mountain House, sometimes he took it to the Hudson's Bay Company at Edmonton, and sometimes he traded it to a half-breed trader named Isiah Laboucane, who operated a small trading post at Buck Lake and another trading post at Battle Lake near to the northwest corner.
Another is that of the half-breed, the schizophrenic outsider who belongs to no people.
21) It will then present the speech-acts of both Metis and Half-Breed spokespersons around the issue of Indian title.
It is obvious that while differing in degree Indian and Half-Breed rights in an unceded territory must be co-existent, and should properly be extinguished at the same time.
In so doing, it followed a precedent inaugurated in the first Indian Act, 1876, which explicitly excluded any "half-breed in Manitoba who has shared in the distribution of half-breed lands" or any "half-breed head of a family (except the widow of an Indian, or a half-breed who has already been admitted into a treaty)" (Acts 577).
wed)They included 30 half-breed Cheviot Leicesters and one pure-breed Cheviot.
Bonita Lawrence's work is a continuation of powerful works like Howard Adams' Prison of Grass (1975) and Maria Campbell's Half-Breed (1973) and more recent works by Joseph Bruchac, Bowman's Store (Lee & Low Books, 2001) and Warren Carriou's, Lake of the Prairies (Anchor, 2003).
Deep Reconnaissance Team 2113 is sent there undercover and one of the members is Kadar San, a half-breed human Zentadon with telepathic powers.
Born with the terrible "gift" of being able to see the half-breed demons and angels that walk the earth in human form, the tormented youngster was driven to take his own life (a Catholic sin that gets you a one-way ticket to Hell).
Peinado the half-breed sees himself as the voice of a geography without territory.
Marcus takes his time developing the book's heroes: the capable half-breed Billy Powell and the noble Abraham, the former military commander who runs the famed sanctuary deep in the Florida Everglades for runaway slaves.
And half-breed just can't be said in polite company any more.