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Blog post from Saturday, 25 July, 2015

Our word of the week is Paori.

According to Notes on Aborigines by William Scott, 1871-1928 Paori means “Bay”.

According to the David R Horton map Paori most likely originated from the Worimi Language group.

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Lighthouse, Port Stephens

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It is important to note that these records were written in most cases about Aboriginal languages by non - Aboriginal people. For this reason, the written words may not accurately reflect the ways in which an oral language was spoken and transmitted.