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ALourie at Jun 24, 2019 01:21 AM

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The Kurnai have no class or subclass names and
therefore no social organisation as I use that term
but they have unmistakable indications that they
[had totems and therefore - crossed out] must have had all at
some former time.

Each individual had a thūndung or elder
brother, [not only in their sex totem Yürung or, - crossed out]
[Djütgun but also in some - crossed out] being some marsupial animal,
or bird, reptile or fish. It is the
[They however have no influence upon marriage - crossed out]
[which is regulated by kinship and local exogamy- crossed out]
[and survive as the merely as the elder brother and - crossed out]
"protector?" that use
the birds "it gave notice of danger, and was also [........]
[. .... ...........] are also spoken of as jiak
or flesh as in other tribes.
The totem was told by a man to his son when
about eight or nine years of age and a woman
when daughters

(1) I am much [....... ..... ... ..... ......]
further investigating the Kurnai Thundung
confirming my [... .......... ......]
of old [....... which ..... ...... .....]
[.. .... ......]

If I am correct in
[.....] that these "thundug"
[.....] me
part of a two clan system
[we have here] [an instance]
of the [......]
[........] of these coast tribes.
The totem which [.....]
[....]
preceded the class [......]
[.....]
[....] while
it has been
[...... ....]
[...............]

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The Kurnai have no class or subclass names and
therefore few social organisations as I use that term
but they have unmistakable indications that they
must have had all at
some former time.
Each individual had a "thundug?" or elder
brother,
being some marsupial animal,
or bird, reptile or fish. It is the "protector?" that use
the birds "it gave notice of danger, and was also [........]
[. .... ...........] are also spoken of as jiak
or flesh as in other tribes.
The totem was told by a man to his son when
about eight or nine years of age and a woman
when daughters

(1) I am much [....... ..... ... ..... ......]
further investigating the Kurnai Thundung
confirming my [... .......... ......]
of old [....... which ..... ...... .....]
[.. .... ......]

If I am correct in
[.....] that these "thundug"
[.....] me
part of a two clan system
[we have here] [an instance]
of the [......]
[........] of these coast tribes.
The totem which [.....]
[....]
preceded the class [......]
[.....]
[....] while
it has been
[...... ....]
[...............]