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in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs),
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]
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indigenous

(ĭn-dĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region.
2.
a. Being a member of the original inhabitants of a particular place.
b. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of such inhabitants.

in·dig′e·nous·ly adv.
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in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs)
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

indigenous

native, not introduced by man.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The attributes of authenticity and indigenousness reflect the local culture, background and history of a tourist destination.
The desire for recognition without any claim for the assignment of lands expresses a demand for the acknowledgement of the appropriation of land based on antecedence (a matter of indigenousness, in short) without involving the transfer of the claimed space in the form of legally recognized customary land.
The need to study indigenousness and indigenous knowledge is growing in importance within international and cross-cultural management (Jack and Westwood 2009), as emerging economies such as China and India come to the fore; as countries, societies and organizations within the South increasingly find a voice on the world stage; and, as regions such as sub-Saharan Africa become more integrated into a changing global economy (Carmody 2011) The global ascendancy and dominance following the second world war of Western and specifically US management (Boyacigiller and Adler 1991) can no longer be taken for granted.
Indigenousness, the autochthonous and lived experience of locale, sacred power, and protocol, provides the contextual backdrop for this discussion of powwows as sacred practice, and its importance to the production and maintenance of Native religious identity.
An interesting query that I have however, is how will the lack of physical presence affect the research and how does our indigenousness to specific locations make understanding of diverse perspectives problematic, especially when we are physically removed from the environments that have informed epistemologies.
In 1881, the French instituted the Code de l'indigenat (Indigenousness Code) as indirect law and this solidified the classification and legislation of the second-class personal status of native Algerians in what was formerly their land, their country.
While in India the socio psychological motivations for multiple mixing in the case of Persian-Urdu are their association with luxury, royal and medieval romance and Islamic culture, in Pakistan the language is associated with indigenousness, intimacy and, if some high-flown Urdu verse is on display, with medieval romance and tradition.
One of the more enduring stories has been West Papua, a land and people still experiencing the effects of a tumultuous colonial transition and struggling for international attention to the 49 years of systemic abuse of their rights, indigenousness, and daily lives.
Hence, nationhood and indigenousness are not two distinct
NEW DELHI, May 14 -- Unhappy at the state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) doing little to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers for its defence requirements, India on Thursday decided to overhaul the organisation and bring in the private sector in defence technology for indigenousness.
In the Boyarins' formulation of Jewishness, identity rests on 'family, history, memory, and practice'--on genealogy, discourse and actions, rather than 'autochthony or indigenousness' (1993: 714).
"Indigenousness and Indigeneity." A Companion to Postcolonial Studies, eds.

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