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Ari Hunter at Jul 31, 2017 12:42 AM

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into [disuse] when it became no longer necessary.
We do not [ha...] found that the prohibition
is any stronger or any weaker among tribes divided
into four classes. I cannot say whether it is less
so among the tribes having [agnatic] descent as I have
not come in contact with any, but as you say
the prohibition is universal throughout Australia
It is fair to conclude that it is not.

I find it impossible to obtain any
reason for it from the natives . Our very [netilly poot]
fellow with whom I am conversing on the subject
said " you will never find it out because we don't
know it ourselves" and added that he believed the
law was handed down to them from the Bukamuru
who first inhabited the earth and were afterwards
transformed into animals.

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