Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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Sand mullet Krinnŭng children women Tūtnŭng
Sea Salmon
Sea trout Billiu -yes-
Schnapper Narbūgang yes
Leatherjacket Ngat -yes any one -
Golden Perch Lūderak yes
Shark - Yalmeri - no one eats this
Whale ganda - yes any one
Seal Bithaui
Djewŭn a real muk Kurnai - yes any one
Lobster Dendung - yes anyone
Emu Maiaur - Jerail - re blood - children + women yes -
Native Companion Kūragan - yes
Crane Karlo - yes - yes anyone
Swan Gidai yes
Black Duck Wreng - yes all - but Jerail may not
Teal Natath yes - yes any one
Wood Duck [Yallan nandik - crossed out] - yes
nāk - yes any one
Widgeon [Kūrtgan- crossed out] gooragan - yes any one
Pelican Būrŭn
[Mt Duck Karnak - crossed out] yes any one (Karn-ngāk)
Crow Ngarūgal yes
Wonga Waukwŭkan yes any one
Bronzewing Tŭbbŭk - yes
Lyrebird Wūreil - yes
White Cockatoo Bre-ek - yes
Gangang Kerēnen - yes - yes any one
Bk Cockatoo [Ngang- crossed out] Ngéndŭk - yes
Musk Duck [Tūk - crossed out] Bŭn(y) - yes
Robin Tūt bring
Goose Nath - yes
Spoobill Waiŭng - not the Jeraeil - this is the Bk Ducks mate
Moutnain Duck Karangŭrk - [yes - crossed out] yes any one
[Quail Yūrobigwannŭng - crossed out]
Walutien Nelūng - yes any one
Frog Teddilŭk
Blūk no one eats this

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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.