The Jajaurong (Ja-jau – Lips or mouth wurong eg. Speech)
See Brough Smith quoting the remarks of E S Parker and
J Parker – vol 1 p 41. 42
Parker's work is The Aborigines of Australia – a lecture – 1854
– probably in the Melbourne Library.
Parker was the Superintendent of the aboriginal
Station at “Jim Crow” near Daylesford – in the
Jajaurung country – of where the old story
is told thus – a blackfellow said of him:
“Kobon that one yabber “gib-it daily head –
but baal that one gib it damper”.
He says “the Jaj owurrong inhabited the
plains and tributaries of the Loddon.”
J Parker says “the Ja-jow-er-ong was divided
into seven tribes.
(1) Leak a bulluk
(3) Kalk-Kalk-goondeetch x
Parker says of (7) that in their country was
the only quarry of tomahawk stone to which
all of the neighbouring tribes resorted for a supply.
He also says that the Jajaurong country extended
from the Eastern slopes of [the - crossed out] Mt Macedon to the
Pyrenees. This includes the country which William
Berak claimed as belonging to one of the divisions
of the Woiworung – namely Mt Macedon and
the Tomahawk quarry which was[?] the inheritance
of one “mob” of which Billibileri* was the Headman.