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hw0185 Howitt notes on the Wolgal



Wolganper Janey Alexander

The tribe This tribe lived about the Murray Riverbelow Tom Groggin and were friends withthe people down at Albury and up at OmeoSinging Johnny (Mragūla) is of this tribe.

InitiationsThe teeth knocked out at Initiations were putin a bag with Kangaroo teeth and reddle and sent way by the old man who knockedthem out to some other [tribe - crossed out] place - suchas Lambing flat. A boomerang, nulla nullashield went with them.

White menWhite men were called ma mūganNote here that in Ngarego mūgan is = ghost see also the Yūin

DreamsDreams are called [ngul - crossed out] ngŭradal

Classes [Two Bidwell- crossed out] Tongi Jemmy's wife said thatJaney Alexander is a Tchuteba

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