Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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Transcription - Page 91


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One of the Bunjil Yenjin was hanged by
the Whitemen in Melbourne about the
white woman. He belonged to Providence Ponds

A funny song
Dilbŭn Kaiung tūlū yánowa
Kick womans apron kick out walking
bulwŭt blappade
all of us going
mal naran me wărige mŭla
moonlight rouse up him
the Brabra man

Q [A – crossed out] Ngŭla jetbrlan?
You not tell a lie?
R. Wātba būndū
You ask him tomorrow.

Q. A. Miringatu nganda
point you to me
throwing stick
R Jet bolato – [you lie -crossed out] there liest

R. Nanma gūnūnjatū
He (that one) not lie
Q nándu tūnga?
who tell you (speak to you)
R. Tūngam Brabrolong
tell me Brabralung man
continue at p2 at Ꚛ

Ngouragouan ngaiū jilain
very sick I today
malwarein - yesterday

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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.