Questions for William Berak

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Transcription - Page 13

The East End of Mt Macedon belonged to Bilibileri (who was Waa)
and Urunjeri. The west side [of - crossed out] belonged to a man who was next
to Capt. Turnbull - This man was of the Kūrnŭngillŭm and was
married to Bilibileri's sister. The Kurŭngillŭm extended to this side
of Daylesford - as far as Bullengrūk. Mt Blackwood belonged to
the Wirarap Malcolm - he was a Kri-balŭk. The Urunjeri
men got women from the Kūrnŭngillŭm and the Kri balŭk
The Kribaluk got women from the Yarra and from the Kūrnungillūm
= Urunjeri from Kilmore.

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Document Details

Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/429
Medium Notes
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Wurunjerri (See also Kulin nation and Port Phillip) [Item Title] Questions from A. W. Howitt for William Berak, Shaw's tribal informant and notes. [Summary note] 16 pages. Box 1054 [Folder] 1(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Handwritten in ink. Undated and unsigned. Possibly a draft? First 10 pages contains a list of questions. Some subheadings throughout. Last 6 pages are notes. Includes 2 sketch maps.