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Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Tree Number(s)
M01.270.968.600
M01.686.493.500.500
Unique ID
D000095283
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000095283
Scope Note
The two groups of indigenous aboriginal peoples of Australia. They include Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders. These are two distinct peoples with unique histories, languages, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs.
Entry Term(s)
Aboriginal Australians
Aborigines, Australian
Australian Aboriginal People
Australian Aboriginal Peoples
Australian Race
Australian Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Australoid Race
Indigenous Australians
Torres Strait Islanders
Public MeSH Note
2023; for ABORIGINES, AUSTRALIAN see NATIVE HAWAIIAN OR OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER 2022, see OCEANIC ANCESTRY GROUP 2006-2021; for AUSTRALOID RACE see NATIVE HAWAIIAN OR OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER 2022, see OCEANIC ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, see AUSTRALOID RACE 1978-2003, see AUSTRALIAN RACE 1963-1977
History Note
2023
Date Established
2022/07/21
Date of Entry
2022/07/21
Revision Date
2022/07/23
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Preferred
Australian Aboriginal Peoples Narrower
Australoid Race Related
Torres Strait Islanders Narrower
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