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native

(nā'tiv),
Adj. Used to describe an organ for which a transplant or bypass has been implanted (for example, native coronary artery).
[L. nativus, pertaining to birth, fr. nascor, natus, to be born]

native

(nā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region; indigenous: a plant native to Asia.
2. Occurring in nature pure or uncombined with other substances: native copper.
3. Biochemistry Of or relating to the naturally occurring conformation of a macromolecule, such as a protein.
n.
An animal or plant that originated in a particular place or region.

na′tive·ly adv.
na′tive·ness n.

native

Chemistry
Referring to an unaltered or ground state of a molecular species, in which in vivo biologic systems are presumed to function.

native

a species that has colonized an area without human aid.
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As this stage moved to a close, attempts to figure out what it means to be Indian suddenly seemed to gain momentum and propel participants forward into the next stage, in which a life-changing reconnection to other Indian people and their own Nativeness began.
Lee rehearses and updates Whitman's representation of the national self and thus lodges himself as well as that self not only fully within but also externally to the nation and its domain of nativeness. A container of multitudes, postnational, cosmopolitan selfhood is or must strive to be, according to Lee's revisiting of Whitman, the terrain on which others do not merely feel at home but also play host for other Americans.
Eva Gruber's Humor in Contemporary Native North American Literature: Reimagining Nativeness has something of the feel of an end to an era about it, even as its concluding segments reach beyond, gesturing toward scholarship that most likely defines the coming decade in North American Aboriginal/Indigenous humour studies.
Then, the rulers legitimatized their right over the hinterlands by means of their "nativeness," namely, their relationships to these local inhabitants who had been collecting forest products for a long time.
I hope this information helps you develop a new perspective of the people you encounter in the classroom or clinical setting and that you can embrace and celebrate the inherent "nativeness" and "immigrantness" that is uniquely yours.
In general terms, the affirmation of Pakeha nativeness and Kiwi citizenship exemplified in Mallard's speech draws on the language of rights given in western democratic systems and the norms of a market-driven economy tied to global capital.
Coverage includes the sociolinguistic contexts of world Englishes, their diffusion and location in world contexts; the functional ranges and domains in which such varieties are actually used across cultures; the creative processes determining the distinctiveness of each major variety; the relationship of linguistic creativity to acculturation in distinct sociocultural contexts; the distinction between genetic and functional nativeness, and its theoretical and practical implications; cross-over between canons and canonicities, and devices used for representing such distinctiveness; and attitude-marking love-hate relationships with the medium and their reflections in language policies and language planning in Anglophone societies.
In this connection, it is interesting to compare the ethno-religious construct of Sephardi identity that developed in southwestern France to early modern Spanish notions of citizenship (vecindad) and nativity or nativeness (naturaleza).
the atoms could not eradicate your pride, it was not your armada stubbornness that ultimately preserved your language it was the nativeness of the spanish, mixing with the indians and the blacks, who joined hands together, to maintain your precious tongue, just like the arabs, who visited you for eight hundred years, leaving the black skin flowers of andalucia, the flamenco still making beauty with your tongue ...
This sort of discussion is very useful because it shows that individuals, families, and communities have all had distinct experiences of Nativeness. It also shows, however, that the researcher exerts enormous influence in deciding what constitutes the overall significance and preponderance of these varied experiences.
Hever's argument ably demonstrates the complex politics of identity resulting from Shami's poignant early struggle to articulate a Jewish-Arab discourse within the Hebrew Eretz-Israeli canon that pointed the way to a utopian unification of the language of Arabs and Jews, an expansive definition of Palestinian "nativeness," that was never to be achieved.
Mallot: I would attribute it to generations of Native peoples having their Nativeness repressed and to them not knowing who they are as Native people.