Notes from Jenny Cooper and John Bulmer, n.d.
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This document contains references to the following people, places, and cultural groups
1908 - 1875
Bulmer, Reverend John
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
"Response to A.W. Howitt's questionnaire. Rev. Bulmer providing information from Jenny Cooper regarding language, marriage and social organisation. Content records the consequences of elopement, and that a ""wrong marriage"" may result in the man being killed. In the division of the group, men are eaglehawks and women are crows. Mentions that Omeo group call themselves Ya-it-mathung and seeking the meaning of it also from Jenny Cooper. Much of the correspondence between Bulmer and Howitt occurred between 1875 and 1908."
Notes, handwritten in ink, undated. Possibly an incomplete letter. Single folded sheet, four pages. Red pencilled annotation, top left of first page. Content hand-ruled into sections. Condition: good.