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Word of the Week - Tuckum

Our word of the week is Tuckum

According to Aboriginal words and names, Upper Clarence River dialect, collected by Thomas George Hewitt, ca. 1909; with introduction, notes and index by Robert L. Dawson, 1936 tuckum means “mountain view”.

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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.