hw0048 Fison to Howitt n.d.
old friends Butura, Parula,Panangka, Kumura, of the Ante-keriya Tribe, given me by Giles.
Of course it is nonsense to saythat the woman becomes a memberof her husband's class. The statementthat "blood relations intermarryconstantly" may perhaps be trueif the tribe be so reduced in numbersthat the old rules cannot be observed.
I suppose the Emu-god +c are,or were, totems. Malbunga + histwo wives are identical with theDarling River [?Adoree?] + his wivesKilpara + Makuara. Of coursethe Erinja is the Devil himself, asseen by our Lutheran friend.
3. Cameron's letterThis is important, because itconfirms Lance's statement about"the privilege of Ipai". It is a