Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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Wotjoballuk Tribe Wimmera River Victoria
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[table]
F Primary class subclasses Totem
A Krokitch 1 2 3
B Gamutch 4 5 6

These class divisions extend in slight dialect variaations from Mt Gambier
to north of Lake Hindmarsh where they come
in contact with the subjoined class divisions
in which Krokitch= and
Gamutch =
They are [??] in having 6 [?cut down?]

Tribe Darling River N.S.W.
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[table]
Primary classes Totems
F A
B

These class divisions also in slight [?dialectic?]
forms extend throughout the course of the
Darling River; to the west of it to the Barrier
and Grey Ranges; to the East about as far
as the junction of the Murray + Murrumbidgee
and for some distance up the Lachan [sic] River;
where it comes in contact with the [??]
type of class division - that of the well known Kamily
tribes. To the north the boundary of these
two classes is probably about ?
[?Gwydyr?] Rv [Warijeri - crossed out] 1 Tribe [Murrumbidgee River - crossed out]
3F

A 1 2
B 3 4

[written in left side column]
1 quote report

The class [??]
is as follows:-

2 quote in first

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Document Details

Date
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
Region
Locality
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.