images of indigenous history Kiama NSW - Google Search - The Wodi Wodi people of Kiama worshiped Biame - The Great Spirit. The aboriginal word Kiahma meant "Father Spirit", but the place name Kiama is generally believed to mean "Place Where The Sea Makes A Noise", ie: Kiama Blow Hole. In ancient Sumeria, the Old Akkadian word "kiama" meant "To introduce a speech" - ref. Assyrian Dictionary Vol. 5 - K - free download from the Oriental Institute of Chicago University, Illinois.