Chapter VI Tribal Governments

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Date 1904 - 1899
Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 689
Medium Notes
Summary Draft for A.W. Howitt's 'Native Tribes of South East Australia: Chapter VI Tribal Government' 1904. Howitt lists the names of a number of headmen for the broader Melbourne region: Billibellary, Bebejern (father of Berak), Bungerim, Ningulabul (Captain Turnbull), King Bobby (of Jaja'rung), Malkom, and Benbow. Rupelli is also noted as headmen of the Narrinyeri.
Physical Description Draft notes, typed and handwritten, undated. 59 pages consisting of 47 foolscap sheets, 8 half-pages, and 3 slips. With annotations, attachments and corrections throughout. Condition: some sheets with torn and tattered edges; some with foxing.