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Blackfella (also blackfellah, black fella, or black fellah) is an informal term used in Australian English to refer to Indigenous Australians.[1] It is a concatenation of the words "black" and "fellow", referring to their dark skin.

It is generally considered to be a neutral term,[citation needed] and is used by both white and black Australians.

See also


  1. ^ "Appropriate Terminology, Indigenous Australian Peoples" (PDF). 

External links

  • Blackfella, Whitefella film
  • "Blackfella/Whitefella by the Warumpi Band

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