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Koori

Group of Koorie men, circa 1847

The Koori (from Awabakal language gurri, as spoken in the area of what is today Newcastle, adopted by indigenous people of other areas[1]) are the Indigenous Australians that traditionally occupied modern-day New South Wales and Victoria.

The term is used by the aboriginal people of Victoria, parts of New South Wales and Tasmania, describing the indigenous people's own word for themselves.

Contents

  • Other names used by Australian Indigenous people 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Other names used by Australian Indigenous people

There are a number of other names from Australian Aboriginal languages commonly used to identify groups based on geography:

See also

References

  1. ^ Allwords.com English Dictionary. Definition of koori.

External links

  • Bangerang Cultural Centre. Australia's First Aboriginal Museum.


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