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runs thus:-,
mula-mule Kuruitba tariarara
Guialtura nanga ebermeranga.

Note ) Mula-mule - platypus, Kuruitba - large rock, tariarara-
bend of river.

The singer said that the words spoke of a platypus sitting on a
rock in the river, and that the song came to his tribe from the
[Richmond River- crossed out]. Whether this statement is well-founded I cannot
say, but the man spoke with certainty and apparent candour.

at p 4 Bards
Yuin
In the Yuin tribe.
[men who composed corroboree songs were- crossed out]
[called - crossed out] Some men obtained their songs
in dreams. Some when [walking- crossed out] waking. Of the latter is
Merriman who composes his songs mostly when
in his boat tossing on the waves (see p. )
Some men make “social songs” - some "corrobboree dance
songs" - some compose songs for Initiations
– but many songs of all kinds have either been
handed down from time immemorial or brought from
a distance.

Maryborough
Turribul
It was Biral who [first - crossed out] inspires their makers
of corrobboree songs.
H E Aldridge [??] legends

The Medicine men who makes songs ([Bards- crossed out])
either obtain them when they go under ground or
when they go up in the air. But there are
other men (Bards) who make songs when in the
camp
Thos Petrie

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