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[underlined] Summary & conclusions [underlined] Narrinyeri

Narrinyeri tribe

[In a circle] The totems were not [c......ed] for certain localities. T.I. 21/7/80

[Table of 16 columns] [Column 1] [Heading]: Wellinyeri [Line 1]: Black - duck [Line 2]: Black snake [Line 3]: red belly [No. totem line]: 3 totems

[Column 2] [Heading]: Lathinyeri [Line 1]: Black Swan [Line 2]: Teal [Line 3]: Black turtle [Line 4]: grey belly [No. totem line]: 3 totems

[Column 3] [Heading]: Wunyakulle [Line 1]: Black [Line 2] Duck [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 4] [Heading]: Piltinyeri [Line 1]: [??] [Line 2] Catfish [No. totem line]: 2

[Column 5] [Heading]: Korowalle [Line 1]: Whip snake [No. totem line]: 2

[Column 6] [Heading]: Karatinyeri [Line 1]: wild dog [Line 2]: ([??]) [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 7] [Heading]: Kanjalinyeri [Line 1]: wild dog [Line 2]: ([??]) [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 8] [Heading]: Munjulinyeri [Line 1]: mountain [Line 2]: duck [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 9] [Heading]: [Kanmer-ar?o?] [Line 1]: mullet [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 10] [Heading]: Ngrayrateri [Line 1]: Kangaroo [??] [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 11] [Heading]: Jaukinyeri [Line 1]: Butter fish [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 12] [Heading]: Turarom [Line 1]: Coot [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 13] [Heading]: Lungundi [Line 1]: Tern [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 14] [Heading]: [Kaiikalubyeri?] [Line 1]: Bull and [Line 2]: [??] [Line 3]: (a [??]) [No. totem line]: 2

[Column 15] [Heading]: [Kondolinyeri [Line 1]: Whale [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 16] [Heading]: Tanjanaarin [Line 1]: Pelican [No. totem line]: 1

18 clans totems

[In circle under columns 6-13] LaKalinyeri means belonging to spears otherwise means "brothers in arms"

[Beneath in circle] "the native never marry into their own Lakalinyeri or tribe" p 27-[??] of Pamphlet ie Lakinyeri = clans]

[2 columns] [Column 17] [Heading]: Raminyeri [Line 1]: wattle gum [No. totem line]: 1

[Column 18] [Heading]: [Punpurut-pular?] [Line 1]: Mud duck [No. totem line]: 1

1. What is meaning of clan names - are they names of places? 2. Why have some clans two totems? 3. Are any of the clans or totems older, or [expence?] by the younger one? 4.

[Bottom left corner text is sideways] totems No man or woman will kill his or her "ngaitye" ([.....?]) except it be some animal good for food.

[Underlined] Taow = [Ipeani?] What does this belong to? p [64?]

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of mankind as an [??] of independent individual in a modified and [sincerely?] observed form. The true [crossed out: ??] unit is as I have before pointed out clearly to be recognised in [crossed out: the] groups bound together by descent such as one find in [crossed out: the] Australia group. in which there is no (greater [name?] Austin or [Blacka??] as " [??] [pure?]") and which all though time [??] - having perpetual sucession - [??] those [??] are in fact Democracies of archaic type founded [crossed out: meaning] [Line crossed out: upon the equality of all men (subject [crossed out: to the] upon [crossed out: natural] conditions naturally following [crossed out: upon the ??] - )

( give here a definition of such a Democracy as constructed by the [inserted above: ??] [spurious?] Democracies founded in the [??] of the original [??] of individual man.)

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In respect to the form of improvement of the Austral abs. quite Bunjil & Greater [boys?]

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The tribe according to Bunjil was divided into from 20 - 60 families. This "tribe" would be either a "[??]" [??] of the Kurnai.

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Consider infanticide quote [GrG.?] Buckley and others

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[Table of two columns and 18 lines]

[Column 1 Heading] Name of Clan [Column 2 heading] English rendering of Clan Name

1. Raminyeri ; Belonging to Rumaiy the West 2. [Iangamarin? or Jangamarin? or Tangamarin?]] ; Where shall we go 3. Kandarlinyeri ; Belonging to Whales 4. Lungundararn ; Seaside - men 5. [Turarara?] ; Coat - men 6. Pankinyeri ; Belonging to deep waters 7. Kanmerararu ; Mullett - men 8. Kaikalabinyeri ; Belonging to watching 9. Mungulinyeri ; Belonging to thick or muddy water 10. Rangulinyeri ; Belonging to howling dogs 11. Karatinyeri ; Belonging to signal smokes 12. [next three bracketed] Piltinyeri ; Belonging to Ants [Halkinyeri?] ; Belonging to fulness Mulloke ; The Wood-sparrow 13. Karawalli ; Gone over there 14. Pungurutpular ; Place of Bulrushes 15. Welinyeri ; Belonging to itself or "by itself 16. Luthinyeri or Kalatinyeri ; Belonging to the sunrising 17. Wunyakulde ; Corruption of "Walkandi" the North 18. Ngrangatari or Gurrangwarra ; At the South-West or S E

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[Table of two columns]

[Column 1 heading] Totem [Column 2 heading] Native rendering of Totem's 1. Wattle-gum ; Wirrulde or Tangari 2. Pelican ; Manguritpuri . Nare 3. Whale; Kondarli 4. Tern ; Tyelityeli 5. Coot ; Suri . Tetteturi 6. Butterfish ; Kungulfe 7. Mullett ; Kanmeri 8. 1 Bull-ant 2. Water weed ; 1. Ngulgarinyeri 2. Pinggi 9. Chocolate sheldrake ; Wanye 10. Dark colored Dingo ; Turiitparni 11. Light colored Dingo ; Turiitparni 12. [Bracketed 13 and 14 crossed out] 1. Leech 2. Catfish 3. Iguana ; 1. Manninkki 2. Pomeri 3. Kailkalli 4. Leech 5. Catfish 6. Iguana ; 4. " 5. " 6. Tiyauwe 7. Leech 8. Catfish 9. Iguana ; 7." 8." 9. Warrangumbi 13. Whip snake ; Waiye Musk-duck ; Peldi 15. 1. Black duck 2. Black snake (red belly) ; 1. Nakkari 2. Ngumundi 16. 1. Black swan 2. Seal 3. Black snake (grey belly) ; 1. Kungari 2. Ngaraki 3. Kikinummi 17. Black duck ; Nakkare 18. Kangaroo rat ; Waukawiyi

[First two lines bracketed] Which are the matrimonial arguments when there are more than one totem eg. 8. 12. 15. 16

When a father or wife was sent to coventry then [??] become [now?].

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[Underlined] Boundaries. Cape Jervis to thirty miles above Murray mouth [inserted] in Lake Alexandrina thence to Lacepede Bay. p 1.

[Note in left margin] Related by blood? Indefinite

Each class is regarded as being comprised of members who are related by blood by each other. No marriage within the clan. Lakalinyeri = [crossed out: clan] brethren "Lakalinyeri" = belonging to spears

p3. native tribes. Are any of the clans descended from aboriginal tribes under the chief Waiung all and neppelli with whom the Narrijeri ancestors then came under Nurundere down the Darling & Murray amalgamated.

[Note in left margin & underlined] Marriage Consent of woman considered desirable girls given in marriage at early age, by exchange of sister or other relative; sometimes given by father; generally by brother. p 10

Where persons are nearly related many or even cohabit, are looked upon with [distress?] p12. The elder men had a number of wives. [Brackets] children belong to father's clan, Sons inherit the fathers property.

[Left margin note underlined] Exchange wives [Brackets] A man had the right to exchange wives with another but it was regarded with disfavor by the clans Wives were never exchanged to avoid sicknes or a natural calamity. (Taplin's [mur?].) ]

[Left margin note underlined] Exogamy [Brackets] [??] a man of Welinyeri might marry a woman of [Jouarone?] clan if not too nearly related to him. but he might not marry a Welinyeri woman - (Taplin [??] )

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