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The Truth and Reconciliation Commission is winding up its work with a key question left unanswered — exactly how many aboriginal children died in residential schools?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Sentences with the adjective Aboriginal

58 examples:

After the final cut, we invite two aboriginal women to review the film.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

He wants the kids in the remote Aboriginal town of Elliott to have a future.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Winnipeg has the highest urban population of aboriginal people of any Canadian city.
(Susan Bonner in CBC News - Canada, )

This year you told us about the amazing aboriginal people in your community that inspire you.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Lucy Lawless's outback teacher protects an Aboriginal boy blamed for the death of a teenage girl in The Code.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

A new RCMP report has found that since 2013, 32 aboriginal women have been slain and 11 more have disappeared.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

Health officials say an estimated 10 per cent of Canadian aboriginal people have diabetes — and don't know it.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

A royal commission hearing will investigate the brutal treatment of Aboriginal children in a home in remote NSW.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Bass Coast music festival has banned feather headdresses out of respect for “the dignity of aboriginal people”.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

The stories and art of Aboriginal people have struck a chord with the Duke of Cambridge during his visit to Australia.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Canada’s premiers will attempt this week to tackle the unacceptably high rate of aboriginal kids in government care.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

And that he lack of clean drinking water violates constitutional rights to life, liberty and security of aboriginal people.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

An Aboriginal woman who died in custody in WA could have been saved if she had been given antibiotics, an inquest has heard.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Manitoba Justice has done an about-face and will now pay for an aboriginal woman's funeral following a CBC I-Team investigation.
(Katie Nicholson in CBC News - Canada, )

A forgotten mining community in the north-east of England and the Aboriginal people of Queensland, Australia, are half a world apart.
(The Independent - World News, )

At least 6,000 aboriginal children died while in the residential school system in Canada, in a "cultural genocide", officials have said.
(The Independent - World News, )

An inquest into the death of Aboriginal woman Julieka Dhu, while she was being held in police custody for unpaid fines, will be held in WA.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The alleged abuse of aboriginal women by Quebec provincial police in Val-d'Or will be investigated as part of a forthcoming federal inquiry.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The May 1 flight to Fort Nelson was all about damage control, as Clark scrambled to rectify a major gaffe in relations with aboriginal people.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A doctor has told a WA inquest she wonders if she could have done something differently to prevent the death of an Aboriginal woman in custody.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The annual James Ray 5K race at the Pioneer Days Festival in Harrodsburg, Ky., faces mounting criticism over its portrayal of aboriginal people.
(Lauren O'Neil in CBC News - World, )

Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day in Canada and CBCsports.ca is recognizing the country's notable indigenous athletes.
(Tanya Casole-Gouveia in CBC Sports, )

The Recognition of Aboriginal People Bill amends the WA constitution to recognise indigenous people as the first people and custodians of the state.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A former MP says Aboriginal people's fears that statehood for NT will erode hard-won land rights is one among many reasons the proposal will fail again.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

An Aboriginal mother has posted photos of her daughter dressed in 'whiteface' to highlight the "double standards" inflaming racial debates in Australia.
(BBC News - World News, )

British Columbia’s Children’s Ministry says is has taken action in the wake of a scathing report on the short, tragic life of a young aboriginal woman.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

SA's Police Ombudsman reveals that an officer who racially abused and threatened an Aboriginal man was not fired but sent to cultural sensitivity training.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Justice Murray Sinclair, the chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, says at least 6,000 aboriginal children died in Canada's residential schools.
(John Paul Tasker in CBC News - Canada, )

An inquest has found the death of an aboriginal man during a 34-hour wait in a Winnipeg emergency room was not homicide and doesn't require a public inquiry.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

An Aboriginal man has published screenshots of racist slurs he was subjected to on a gay dating app to draw attention to discrimination in the gay community.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Doctors from McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton have gone to court to have an aboriginal child removed from her family so she can resume chemotherapy.
(John Rieti in CBC News - Canada, )

Canada's premiers are raising concerns about the high number of aboriginal children in care as they urge the federal government to help them address the issue.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

Centuries after first contact, the commission asks us to accept that the despair and poverty that aboriginal people live in today is a result of our shared history.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Just days after the discovery of Karina Wolfe's body, a Saskatoon aboriginal woman is coming forward with her own experience of a violent encounter with a stranger.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Like many people she knows, Kelly Briggs asked a white friend to rent the house she lives in after six months of applying as an Aboriginal woman and getting nowhere.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

And such an inquiry would resonate in B.C., where the number of unsolved cases of aboriginal women who vanished or were killed is higher than anywhere else in Canada.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A Saskatchewan reeve says the future of a councillor who posted an online comment about the shooting death of an aboriginal man will be a topic at an upcoming meeting.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

Perhaps the least excited electors are the aboriginal people of the North, even though this election could ultimately have enormous impact on them and their communities.
(Caroline Nepton in CBC News - Canada, )

Hundreds marched through downtown Vancouver Saturday to support calls for a national inquiry into 1,200 aboriginal women nationwide who have been murdered or are missing.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

An RCMP report says aboriginal women have been much more prone to violent death than non-natives, but police have solved cases involving both groups at almost the same rate.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

The Professional Aboriginal Testing Organization has opened a new office in Miramichi and hopes to eventually train hundreds of Aboriginal people to become software testers.
(David Bartlett in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

A Canadian government initiative to research family involvement in the trafficking of aboriginal women and girls has prompted accusations the government is blaming the victims.
(CBC News - Canada, )

The RCMP are calling on the public to help them solve 10 outstanding cases of missing aboriginal women in Canada through a weeklong social media campaign that started on Monday.
(CBC News - Canada, )

When she was just six years old, an aboriginal girl with a bad heart watched her beloved mother smoke crack cocaine in their Kamloops home, where the fridge and cupboards sat empty.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The skull of an Aboriginal man that was stolen from his grave in the early 1860s and later stored on Museum Victoria shelves for 126 years will be returned to his people later this month.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

There are two ways an Aboriginal boy becomes a man in the outback: One is during "men's business," when boys paint themselves with ocher and head into the bush for secret initiation rites.
(Robyn Dixon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The Indian Act defines who is and is not recognized as an "Indian" in Canada, but that doesn't mean all aboriginal people have Indian status or get perks like free education and tax breaks.
(Howard Adler in CBC News - Canada, )

The “unconscionable” number of aboriginal kids in government care requires national action by Canada’s premiers this summer, says one of the country’s most respected child welfare advocates.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The Cedar Project study, the first of its kind in Canada, followed 259 young aboriginal women aged 14 to 30 who used drugs in Vancouver and Prince George during a seven-year period from 2003 to 2010.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

An aboriginal child welfare advocate says she has been vindicated by a recent ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, which found a government official "retaliated" against her six years ago.
(Kristy Kirkup in CBC News - Politics, )

Anti-fracking protests, the growth of a movement, a hunger strike, an unprecedented turnout at a reconciliation walk and a disgraced senator — all of these aboriginal stories made headlines this year.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

'I’d like to think I made a contribution to bringing attention to First Nations and aboriginal health, giving people some tools to use to look at the health of aboriginal people,' Kendall told The Sun.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Several hundred people marched through the rainy streets of Val-d'Or, Que., last night to show their solidarity with the aboriginal women who came forward with abuse accusations against Quebec provincial police.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A 59-year-old man has been charged with murdering two aboriginal women in the Lloydminster area in 2007 and 2009. Both women were from the Onion Lake Cree Nation, which straddles the Saskatchewan-Alberta border.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is condemning what he calls “racist and hate-filled” comments on social media and other online forums that stem from last week’s fatal shooting of an aboriginal man on a farm.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

A diverse chorus of aboriginal women, police leaders and former prostitutes took turns Tuesday denouncing as insufficient the Harper government's five-year, $20-million pledge to help sex workers leave the industry.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

Seventy per cent of the solved murders of aboriginal women were committed by people of aboriginal descent, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says in a letter to Grand Chief Bernice Martial of the Treaty Number 6 Nations.
(Max Paris in CBC News - Politics, )

The Catholic Archbishop of Ottawa is calling on followers of the faith to “repent” and seek forgiveness for how the church “mistreated” thousands of aboriginal children in residential schools for many decades.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Questions

4 examples:

Is Australia ready for Aboriginal drag stand-up?
(BBC News - World News, )

Q. What is the purpose of the aboriginal storyteller in residence program?
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Should the Liberal government’s promised inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women include men and boys?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

More than 100 people in Attawapiskat have tried to kill themselves since October - why are so many of Canada's Aboriginal people at risk?
(BBC News - World News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Among the wind instruments, the aboriginal didgeridoo made of eucalyptus was his favorite.

The coast of British Columbia was one of the three chief centers of aboriginal America.
(Ellsworth Huntington)

We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred ground for the shots coming up the cliff.
(Christopher Atkins)

Some of these, roughly 40 per year, are aboriginal women.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Their aboriginal names were replaced with Euro-Canadian ones.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Responses from the Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Corporation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It is being billed as the first aboriginal arts hotel in Canada.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Aboriginal activist works to create tolerant multicultural society.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

He will also spend time meeting members of the Aboriginal community.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Tagoona performs tonight at the Aboriginal Pavilion at the Pan Am Games.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Mass shooting highlights challenges facing Canada’s aboriginal people.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The production is part of the NAC's month-long showcase of aboriginal arts.
(Sandra Abma in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Locking up Aboriginal people has become a form of tyranny in the territory.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

If you need a break during the holidays, CBC Aboriginal has got you covered.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Canada's Department of Aboriginal Affairs has been robbing Peter to pay Paul.
(Steve Rennie in CBC News - Canada, )

The two proud Victorian Aboriginal men are talking in a laneway in Collingwood.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

And now he's part of a small Aboriginal tribal group that plans to make history.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Canada's first Aboriginal federal cabinet minister, Len Marchand, has died. He was 82.
(Fiona Morrow in CBC News - Politics, )

Phillip Toyne, a leading environmental and Aboriginal rights campaigner, has died at 67.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Written as a chamber piece, Missing Women, will incorporate Aboriginal themes and music.
(The Early Edition in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Aboriginal veterans are being honoured for the first time in a special ceremony on P.E.I.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The grade 7-to-12 La Loche Community School is in the remote Dene aboriginal community...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

In 1860, Aboriginal labourer Jim Crow was hanged for the alleged rape of a European woman.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A controversial B.C. mine project faces another obstacle under new aboriginal title rights.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Iggy Azalea and Rachel Dolezal have "a lot in common", according to an Aboriginal activist.
(The Independent - People, )

For eight Aboriginal high school drop-outs in Sudbury, a painting is worth a thousand words.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

But there was never any doubt what the 37 aboriginal candidates were going to do election day.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

In the province of Manitoba, almost half of all women murdered since 1980 have been aboriginal.
(The Independent - World News, )

A United Nations fact-finder is set to take stock of the plight of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Some see Friday's court ruling as a landmark decision for aboriginal children’s welfare rights.
(Arthur Schafer in CBC News - Canada, )

RCMP and policy makers are focusing on family violence when discussing murdered aboriginal women.
(Andrew Kurjata in CBC News - Politics, )

They live among us, more often in the Aboriginal communities and in lower-income areas of our cities.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

For the first time, more than a quarter of inmates in Canada's federal prisons are aboriginal people.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

Aboriginal society has preserved memories of Australia’s coastline dating back more than 7,000 years.
(Science Daily - News, )

Aboriginal leader found acceptance in round-ball game when Aborigines were still second-class citizens.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A new study in the Yukon hopes to develop a tool to screen for diabetes among younger aboriginal people.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

A new group exhibition at the Linden Centre for Contemporary arts showcases emerging Aboriginal artists.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The Vancouver Public Library has appointed Sharon Shorty as its 2015 aboriginal storyteller in residence.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

A distinguished Crown Prosecutor, in her aboriginal communities, Wilson-Raybould is known also as Puglaas.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Then, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde talks about harnessing the Aboriginal vote ahead of the election.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - Politics, )

Canada's premiers are meeting Wednesday in central Labrador with leaders of the country's aboriginal groups.
(Sue Bailey in CBC News - Politics, )

Aboriginal people make up more than half the homeless population in Thunder Bay, Ont., a research paper says.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

For 12 years, aboriginal girls with no other place to go in Vancouver found safe haven at Young Wolves Lodge.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Firth is running from Vancouver to St. John’s to raise awareness for murdered and missing aboriginal women.
(Ariel Fournier in CBC News - Canada, )

Indigenous leader Warren Mundine wants AFL teams to perform a traditional Aboriginal war dance before matches.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

What ultimately mattered was the claim to an Aboriginal identity that everybody was making on Makayla's behalf.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Federal parliament has been petitioned by a group of Aboriginal leaders to oppose legalising same-sex marriage.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

CBC's Aboriginal unit narrowed down the list to five topics that made headlines repeatedly throughout the year.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

They were taken from their families as small children and grew up without their aboriginal culture and identity.
(Waubgeshig Rice in CBC News - Canada, )

In many First Nations communities across Canada, it’s hard to find a jury of peers for aboriginal legal cases.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Aboriginal leaders are calling for an independent investigation after CBC News reported that Manitoba RCMP Const.
(Holly Moore in CBC News - Politics, )

Protesters calling for action on missing and murdered aboriginal women close stretches of two highways in Ontario.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

He says poverty and other social problems that plague aboriginal communities today are a direct link to past abuse.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Ancient Aboriginal "gardening" techniques may hold the key to preventing bushfires in Australia, Jim Carey reports.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Sydney AFL star Adam Goodes says critics of his Aboriginal war cry dance goal celebration should take a chill pill.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

There’ll be plenty to see: 23 Emily Carr paintings, 19 by E.J. Hughes, five Jeff Walls and many aboriginal works.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Jeff Ward, an Ojibwa man living in Victoria, thinks National Aboriginal Day should be a statutory holiday in Canada.
(Katherine Barton in CBC News - Canada, )

Aboriginal male in Quebec who repeatedly assaulted girl, 5, did not attend a residential school, nor did his parents.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Two Labrabor aboriginal groups have filed court applications to try to stop the Muskrat Falls project from continuing.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Paul's Hospital now has a research chair dedicated exclusively to the heart health of the B.C.'s Aboriginal population.
(The Early Editinon in CBC News - Health, )

Canada’s first urban aboriginal boutique hotel wants to give guests a unique experience from the moment they check in.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Peter Keller, who starts the job Sept. 1, also hopes to place a greater emphasis on aboriginal post-secondary education.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The crocus is seen by many as a sign of spring, but for the aboriginal community the flower has an even greater meaning.
(Erin Collins in CBC News - Canada, )

An aboriginal community in Canada said a regional movement is rising against the environmental threat from tar sands oil.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

But last month's landmark Supreme Court ruling on aboriginal land title offers First Nations another route to land claims.
(Max Paris in CBC News - Politics, )

Through a Kickstarter campaign, they're raising funds to have it translated into Inuktitut and other aboriginal languages.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

For years, we’ve focused suicide prevention where we saw the most need: young people, especially young aboriginal people.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

Protesters in Sydney say coal mining company Whitehaven is preventing Aboriginal elders from performing cultural ceremonies.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Canada discriminated against aboriginal children by underfunding welfare services on reserves, a human rights tribunal ruled.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Former prime minister Paul Martin will be in Alberta on Tuesday to unveil a new entrepreneurship program for aboriginal youth.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

A noted Canadian entertainer is adding his voice to calls for an inquest into missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A new study uses this health database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people in Canada.
(Science Daily - News, )

Artwork created by Aboriginal children in residential schools is being returned to Australia by Colgate University in New York.
(CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A mining company is convicted and fined for desecrating an Aboriginal site in Australia, in the first court ruling of its kind.
(BBC News - World News, )

The 1967 referendum that deleted discriminatory references to Aboriginal people from the constitution left unfinished business.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Today CBC Aboriginal will be renamed CBC Indigenous, and CBC's Aboriginal Digital Unit will become the Indigenous Digital Unit.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

A new database shows that the numbers of missing and murdered aboriginal women in the North are higher than previously reported.
(Angela Sterritt in CBC News - Canada, )

The award-winning Aboriginal singer-songwriter plans to stop touring and focus on teaching young people in northwestern Ontario.
(Nicole Ireland in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

With oil prices plunging 50 per cent in the last year, northern Alberta aboriginal communities are watching the economy closely.
(Kyle Bakx in CBC News - Business, )

Yet, for Indigenous people, this is still the case, a generation on from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The story of aboriginal caribou hunters in the Great Lakes region 9,000 years ago has been uncovered at the bottom of Lake Huron.
(Emily Chung in CBC News - Canada, )

Hear the story of the 7-time grand slam champion who grew up in an aboriginal family and achieved her dream of winning Wimbledon.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Gurrumul, an aboriginal singer-songwriter, sang about tradition and relationships in a concert at SubCulture in the East Village.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The prime minister and opposition leader will meet Aboriginal leaders on Monday to thrash out a form of words for the referendum.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The B.C. government has signed an agreement with First Nations groups pledging to end violence against aboriginal women and girls.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

It indicates his genuine desire to tackle the chronic poverty, unemployment and social dysfunction in many Aboriginal communities.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Police are digging in a barn northeast of Toronto to determine whether aboriginal boys were murdered and buried there decades ago.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The head of the Assembly of First Nations has called the assault of a six-year-old aboriginal girl near Edmonton shocking and sad.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

The Ontario government says it's working closely with First Nations to find ways to serve Aboriginal seniors in remote communities.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

An Aboriginal business that brings health and fitness classes to remote First Nations is expanding its service in northern Ontario.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

According to a recent RCMP report, there were 1,181 cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women between 1980 and 2012 in Canada.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

A study by the Alberta government says an aboriginal community downstream from the oilsands doesn't have higher overall cancer rates.
(Bob Weber in CBC News - Canada, )

CBC Aboriginal continues our summer reading series with three recommendations by Lisa Charleyboy, host of New Fire, on CBC Radio One.
(Lisa Charleyboy in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Both opponents to, and supporters of, a fresh inquiry aimed specifically at missing and murdered aboriginal women make salient points.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt shot down calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women Friday.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

A study by the Alberta government says an aboriginal community downstream from the oilsands doesn’t have higher overall cancer rates.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has rebooted talks with a northern aboriginal band that has been seeking a land claim for almost 80 years.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

The young chef scours the Outback in his one-man crusade to bring native ingredients and Aboriginal culinary traditions to fine dining.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

He’s also a kid carrying the torch for other aboriginal hockey players, growing up on the Ochapowace First Nation in Whitewood, Sask.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Jessica Lavallee said she would have headed down a bleak road if it hadn’t been for the Winnipeg Aboriginal Sports Achievement Centre.
(Wawmeesh G. Hamilton in CBC News - Canada, )

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