Adonara Proper

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Adonara - History
... Local history on Adonara is documented from the sixteenth century, when Portuguese traders and missionaries established a post on the nearby island of ... By that time Adonara and the surrounding islands were ritually divided between a population of coastal dwellers known as Paji, and a population mainly settling the ... The Paji areas on Adonara contained three principalities, namely Adonara proper (centered on the north coast of the island), and Terong and Lamahala (on the south coast) ...

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