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01. Europeans began to settle this country about 500 years ago, but the [native] people have been here for thousands of years.
02. I would like to be able to speak Portuguese like a [native] speaker.
03. The [native] people of the Andean mountains know how to make good use of the land and the weather.
04. The [native] people of our state made beautiful totem poles.
05. Many [native] plants of our country have been pushed out by plants introduced from other parts of the world.
06. She wanted to visit her [native] country once more before she died.
07. English is not his [native] language, although he speaks it perfectly.
08. People often put [non-native] plants in their gardens to make them more interesting, but the problem is that these plants can be very invasive, and may actually kill indigenous plants that are unable to compete.
09. Smiley Blanton once said that we attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our [native] capacities to their greatest extent.
10. [Native] peoples of South America catch piranha, and use their razor-sharp teeth to make tools and weapons.
11. Spinach is [native] to the area of Iran, and didn't spread to other parts of the world until the beginning of the Christian era.
12. At one stage in Peru's history, it was illegal to use the term "Indians" to describe the country's [native] people, as it was considered insulting.
13. Only 3% of the land in Uruguay is covered with [native] forests.
14. Our organization is planting [native] trees in order to protect the remaining forests of this region.

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