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stretches from Bourke to Brendato the Culgoa river, taking insome of the surrounding placesas Tully, Milroy, WeilmoringleV Her reason for the tribe notbeing strict, now in their mar--riage laws. Is because theirown laws were harsher andthat if enforced now theyare afraid the police wouldinterfere. In olden timesif a blackfellow marriedthe wrong woman allher people & all his would followthem for hundreds of milesto catch them, and killthem both, then they would skin them and burn them.Now she says they can marry whom they like and not beafraid because the blacks are afraid of the whites

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