Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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Byrūng a evan mūllū
turn aside

I am mapping for water I see some one
[?behind?] coming up - then I looked round
they were gone + nearly dark. I said that is

Two or three days after I went up a tree for a
possum - I saw a little mouse
- a yakan - ahead - I said [?what?] this - someone
died - after [??] I heard of my mother [?sister?] dying

Saw a mrart at the garden at Jones
- it was looking at us through the palings
- I could see its eye like fire. He
ran away.

ngurring mree
[??] eye

Lightning wurrk - ba - mlāng - birrun

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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.