Group of Koorie men, circa 1847
Koori People are Indigenous Australians of New South Wales and Victoria. This is their preferred term, expressing pride in their heritage and race. [1 ] [2 ]
Etymology [ edit ]
Koori is From Awabakal language gurri, Is a Indigenous Australian Language that was spoken in the area of what is today Newcastle.
Koori Court [ edit ]
A Koori Court is a division of the Magistrate's court in
Victoria, that sentences Indigenous Australians who plead guilty.
Koori Knockout [ edit ]
The NSW Koori Rugby League Knockout is one of the largest gatherings of Indigenous people in Australia. A modern day corroboree for the Koori people of NSW, it has been held annually over the October long weekend since 1971.
Other names used by Australian Indigenous people [ edit ]
There are a number of other names from
Australian Aboriginal languages commonly used to identify groups based on geography:
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ An Australian aborigine from Victoria and most of southern New South Wales. This is their preferred term, expressing pride in their heritage and race.
^ Korff, Jens. "How to name Aboriginal people". creativespirits . Retrieved . 8 October 2014
^ Norman, Heidi. "Koori Knockout". sydneybarani . Retrieved . 27 July 2015
External links [ edit ]
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Koori