Field notebook

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Transcription - Page 21

what did the Jajau -
think of them. Why did
men not like them to be
killed. ---

(6) Did they ever hear of
men running down old
men Jira on foot - or other
men like Bruthen Munji?

(7) Ask [crossed out - major] Captain about
marirne Bek.

(8) What is the meaning
of Koyung-bort
Gardiners Ck.

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(9) Does William know
what Kurnai call the
bullroarer - shew him
a churinga.

Who is Miman-gurk

(10) Ask [crossed out - major] Captain about
Tatathi, Muthi-muthi
Wathi wathi, Keramin
- are Wembaio belonging
to one of them - which?
Their boundaries:-

(11) Did the Ja-jau have
the būrbŭng?If not what?

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Document Details

Date 1901 - 1894
Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 765
Medium Notebook
Summary Belonging to A.W. Howitt. Entries in both front and back of notebook, which are predominantly anthropological but some survey notes are included. Notebook contains excellent information on Victorian placenames obtained from unnamed informants (possibly Captain Turnbull aka •À_Nungilabua•À_, Captain Harrison, Dick Richards and William Barak) at Coranderrk on 23/6/1900. There are also notes taken 'to Nerim 9 Feby 1901 on natural science.
Physical Description Notebook, small blue leather-bound, with metal clasp. Entries in ink. 55 sheets, 69 pages. Condition: extremely fragile; loose spine and pages.