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VMargoolah means near &Bornhera far away.The Ipatha gives the instance ofa group of kangaroos how some will lie at the but ofthe trees & others will liefurther away in the shade of the foliage. The groupnearest the tree are calledMargaalah and those furthest away are called Bornhera.A Margoolah woman cannotmarry a Margoolah manNeither, can a Bornhera manmarry a Bornhera woman.Ipatha is of Margoolah bloodwhich is supposed to be slow bloodand as she explains if shecuts herself the blood flowsslowly; That if a Barnheracuts herself the blood shootsout = called quick blood.

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