Notes by Howitt on Kulin from Barak

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Transcription - Page 94

For William

Has not Ūrŭnjeri four classes
(1) (1) Bebejan
(2) Jack Jacy
(3) [Capt - crossed out] Billy Billary

What were their mobs called– for instance I am
going to visit Bill Billary mob

(2) What is the meaning of word woey wurŭng?
is worŭng speech - language - lip +c
Jael-wŭk - firedrill

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Document Details

Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/391
Medium Notes
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Kulin Nation [Item Title] Notes by Howitt titled 'The Kulin tribe. Informant 'Ber-uk' otherwise King William of the Yarra tribe'. [Summary note] 103 pages. Box 1053 [Folder] 2(b) & (c) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Handwritten notes, undated and numbered pages. Additional notations and annotations in the left hand margins; includes a newspaper article.