Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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Transcription - Page 79

Mŭrawŭn is made of Ironbark tree
It has got plenty of poison. If you point it
at a sleeping person he will become sick.
Kangaroo leg bone
The leg bone of a Kangaroo (Yir-tŭng) will
do the same but you must then put
some Naial on the bone (red ochre)

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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.