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But I think that I can show good [rest of line missing]
all the tribes of South East Australia did at one time practise it.

In the accompanying tables are the marital, parental, filial and
fraternal terms of relationship, used by the tribes of which the Dieri
is the type. I also give the those used by some of the tribes of South
East Australia, where there is only individual marriage, and these I think
will serve as examples of the others.

To assist the reader in following the comparison which I shall
make between the terms of relationship of the tribes herein referred
to, I give a few leading facts as to each tribe.

The Dieri inhabit that part of the delta of the Cooper which
extends from the east side of Lake Eyre, and mainly south of that river
for some hundred and fifty miles. It has a two class system with totems
group marriage and descent in the female line.

The Kurnandaburi inhabited country on the Barcoo River about
one hundred miles from the eastern boundary of South Australia, and
had group-marriage, the equivalent of the Dieri tippa-malku , and descent in the female line,

The Wathi Wathi were on the Murray river and belonged to an
aggregate of several nations whose north western tribes are the
neighbours of the Dieri and Yantruwunta. These nations hava a two-
class system with totems ,individual marriage and descent in the
female line.

The northern Kamilaroi are part of a nation which is organized
in two classes, four sub-classes and totems, individual marriage
and descent in the female line.

The Kuinmurbura tribe occupied country near Broad Sound in
Queensland. It had two classes, four sub-classes and totems, indi-
-vidual marriage and descent in the female line.

The Wurunjeri were one of several tribes in southern central Victoria,
with two classes and one totem. It was also organized on locality
with descent in the male line.

The Kaiabara tribe was at the Bunya-Bunya mountains in Queens-
land
and represented a large number of tribes, extending from the
coast inland for some hundred miles square. The organization was in
two classes divided into four subclasses with totems. There was
individual marriage with male descent.

TheArunta are the immediate neighbours of the north of the
Urabunna, and have four subclasses in the southern and eight in the
northern part of the tribe. There are totems which do not regulate
marriage and descent in the male line.

The Binbinga tribe has eight sub-classes, with individual
marriage and descent in the male line.

The Narrinyeri tribe are situated on the coast at the mouth
of the Murray river .The tribe has no class names, but has exogamous
totems and is organised in local clans. There is individual marriage
with descent in the male line.

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