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repeated whenever a mob arrives.
When all are present grand
corroborees are held for a fortnight
or three weeks and the Būnan
ceremony is performed perhaps
three times a week at which the
Gommeras exhibit all they
can do.

Dances which are here called
corroborees we call Kat-tirr.

The perforation through the septum of the nose
was not made till the boy was 15-or-16
and had been permitted to return home to the
Encampment. The hole is called gūrawa
the nosepeg is called Kŭrt-ba-gaua (?gŭrawa).

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