Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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The edible fern trees are
? Dékil
Alsophila [??] garŭk
[?Diskanis?] aularities Kákaura

[Jonŭnga - crossed out] a fungi (edible) which
grows upon a tree - Jonŭngain
wattle gum Bekŭla = [gurmet - crossed out] gūrmŭrt
food plants

? Muoyat=Dēirŭng
? Dŭrtgŭrŭk
waterplant gwŭrŭk or quarak
Pigface Mysembryanthemum Kŭt wut
Shrub growing in sand hills bearing Yalēt baŭŭng
small berries

Convolvulus sepium Ngourang
Dirris Maculate (Root of) Yarlyang
Sowthistle Tallak
Persoinia Bolwain Bolwein
E. Gunii, E. Vim, E. Huart Binak
Porphyrii melandtis Nelūng

Name of place where we camped for
breakfast near Maffra - Bringa Narranda
Bone Moon of

Bunjil Bamarŭng a Dargo man had a
tame Thūrŭng which he fed upon frogs

Wūthera alaua laugerana djerein
make haste shaking legs
i.e. make haste to have corrobboree

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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 MS9356/404
Medium Notes
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Kurnai [Item Title] Notes by A. W. Howitt titled 'Kurnai. Various names of plants, language etc.'. [Summary note] Incorporates information from correspondents including Mr. McAlpine, J. C. McLeod and tribal informants. 145 pages. Box 1053 [Folder] 3(b) & 4(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Correspondence and notes.