Notes by Howitt on Kulin from Barak

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Transcription - Page 98

Mt Macedon = Jura.-waite, the place where
Ningqualaval = Capt. Turnbull lived.
[Flats - crossed out]
Flats on Saltwater River, at Flemington +c Bolok-willum.
Parliament House & about it Ngár-go = net bag worn by men
over their shoulders.
Richmond & Collingwood higher parts Qwo-wung = “dead
about Burnley, Koϊ-wirip – ti tree. Much nice greenery
there. (Koowerup?)
Collingwood Flat. Yalla-birrang = wooden point of reed spear.
G. P. office Turr-ák = junction of little gullie.
North & West Melbourne, Yerndavilla.
BrunswickBulleke-bek from Bullek = flat country
Royal Park Quirnong
Malvern Rising ground between Ry St + junction of Wattle Tree
and Dandenong Rd, Koornang = rising ground
Mt St Leonard = Mernda – Mountain on Healesville
side of Fishers Creek = [Karn - crossed out] Kan (like can).
Cathedral – Jee-burr.
St KildaYou-rŭk – Stony or Rocks, from the
Bunjil rocks which are there; where Bunjil
stopped the incroach of the sea by these rocks.
Lanecoorie, properly Langa-kūra for Kūra = Kangaroo
and Langa or Langi = the place of, eg Langilogan

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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.