indigenist

noun
in·​dig·​e·​nist | \ ə̇nˈdijənə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of indigenist

: an advocate of Indianism especially in Latin America

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History and Etymology for indigenist

Spanish indigenista, from indígena native (from Latin indigena) + -ista -ist (from Latin)

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“Indigenist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indigenist. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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