Wiradjuri medicine men

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Date 1904 - 1880
Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 696
Medium Notes
Summary Content relates to the Wiradjuri. Stories from a cultural informant, Murri-kangaroo, related to medicine men (wizards) and to ceremonies including the Burbung. Draft notes for text in Howitt's 'Native Tribes of South-East Australia', 1904, esp. pp.405-408. Include references to use of 'Wiralgang' (quartz crystals).
Physical Description Draft notes, handwritten in ink, undated. Five sheets, five pages. Condition: good.