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In looking at Table 1 it is evident that the
Totems form two groups of three each representing the class Mukulo
and the class Budthurung respectively. [Each sub class -crossed out]
[has these three totems or rather - crossed out] The totems descend with
the class name to the child from its mother, but the
sub class [totem - crossed out] name changes in each generation.

Table II
F Mukulo - Ipatha Mallee hen
F Mukulo Butha Mallee hen
F Mukulo Ipatha Mallee hen
+c

The marriages and descent from your list are as follows [taking Ipai as -crossed out] I take the first
instance 1 in the Lists Ipai Malle hen [given - crossed out] and I [ommitting the - crossed out] substituting
[the capil- crossed out] A for Mukulo (a) for Ipai and (1) for Mallee Hen totem
M=male F=female. Also following the ordinary Kamilaroi rule given [??]
[M-Aa1-crossed out] M.Aa 1
[F Bd4 - crossed out] F Bd 4

[M Ab3 - crossed out] M Bc 4
[F Bd5- crossed out] FAb-2

M Aa 2
F Bc 6

M Bd 6
F Aa 3

M-Ab 3
F Bd- 5

M-Bc 5
F Ab-1

MAa-1
and to M
da capo

[written in box on right hand side]
But how would this
run if one started
with

Mukulo-Ipai-opossum
thus:
M-Aa 3 (see [note-crossed out] no VI
on p1
FBc 4

M Bd 4
F Aa 1

MA b1
F Bd-5

M Bc5
F Aa 3
+c

[written in box on bottom left of page]
note Do the Wonghi in
counting the descents
(relationships) of any person
count through the father
as in this instance, or
through the mother?

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