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Famous Indigenous Quotations

List of Indigenous Quotes

We found 21 quote(s) that contain the word Indigenous.



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As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians. Daniel Akaka

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We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material - whether from a foreign source or by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability - it could fabricate a nuclear weapon within one year. John Bolton

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Health economists have estimated that an injection of $250 million per year in Indigenous clinical care, and $50 million in preventative care, is required to provide services at the same level as for any other group with the health conditions of Indigenous Australians. Malcolm Fraser

4

If we had, we would have realised sooner that Indigenous organisations are sometimes not the appropriate channel for programmes to help the stolen generations, because many of them play little part in Indigenous associations. Malcolm Fraser

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Solutions will not be found while Indigenous people are treated as victims for whom someone else must find solutions. Malcolm Fraser

6

Sorry Day falls on the eve of Reconciliation Week, giving us the chance to ask whether we are making progress in the wider challenge of reconciling Indigenous and other Australians. Malcolm Fraser

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There are no quick fixes to Indigenous poverty and social disaster. Malcolm Fraser

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We are lagging far behind comparable countries in overcoming the disadvantages Indigenous people face. Malcolm Fraser

9

We are seeing healing among the stolen generations, and initiatives which are enabling Indigenous people to make their distinctive contribution to our national life. Malcolm Fraser

10

Yet there are thousands of Indigenous people searching for family members. Malcolm Fraser

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There are certain regions in the country where the indigenous people eat dogs. Jessica Hagedorn

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Most governments in Latin America have failed to recognize the rights of indigenous people and their right to their own traditional territories. Bianca Jagger

13

Let's all understand that these guiding principles cannot be discarded for short-term political gains. They represent what this country is all about. They are indigenous to the American idea. And these are principles which are not negotiable. Barbara Jordan

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I'd like to talk about free markets. Information in the computer age is the last genuine free market left on earth except those free markets where indigenous people are still surviving. And that's basically becoming limited. Russell Means

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The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans. Robert Mugabe

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I support the indigenous people anywhere in the planet. Edward James Olmos

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There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don't understand what an Indigenous American is. We don't understand what a Latino American is. Edward James Olmos

18

Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants. John Shimkus

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In more recent years, I've become more and more fascinated with the indigenous folklore of this land, Native American folklore, and also Hispanic folklore now that I live in the Southwest. Terri Windling

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All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion, and got me to wondering how the exploration of the Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out there. Sarah Zettel

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Then, I realized that there is an indigenous presence in the Solar System. It's us. So, then, I got to wondering what would happen if a more technologically advanced society moved next door to us, the way we moved next door to the American Indians. Sarah Zettel