Typed and handwritten notes about the Kurnai

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Transcription - Page 4

In the extreme East of [the Kurnai country- crossed out] Gippsland where
the [people claimed to be - crossed out] Krauatun-Kurai [sic] living on
the border of the Yuin tribes were claimed by them as being
akin to them. The [thundung of the - crossed out] form spoke
of their thundung as being the same as
the budjan of the latter.

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Document Details

Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 524
Medium Notes
Region Gippsland
Summary A number of the stories and beliefs collected by Reverend Bulmer regarding totems, predominantly from identified members of the Kurnai. References also to other localities in eastern Victoria.
Physical Description Notes, typed and handwritten, undated. Handwritten sections include annotations and corrections throughout. Number 2 typed, top right of first page. No other page numbers marked. Five sheets, six pages. Condition: paper loss from bottom corner of one sheet; foxing.