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[crossed out: It does not o our in any of those tribes,] But I think that I can
show good reason for the belief that all the tribes of South East
Australia did at one time practice it.

In the accompanying tables are the marital, parental, filial and
fraternal terms of relationships used by the tribes of which the
Dieri is the type. I also give those used by some of the tribes of
South East Australia, where there is only individual marriage, and I
think they 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 here
in reference to, I give a few leading facts as to each tribe.
The Dieri inhabit part of the delta of the Cooper, Have a two class
system with totems, group marriage and descent reckoned in the female

[Following four lines bracketed]

The Kurnandaburi inhabited country on the Barcoo river some [inserted: about]
miles from the boundary between South Australia and Queensland.
The Wathi-Wathi were on the Murray and belonged to an aggregate
of several nations on that river and the Darling, [crossed out: and] whose
north-western tribes are the neighbours of the Dieri and Yantruwunta.
These tribes have a two class system with totems, individual marriage,
and descent in the female line.

The Wotjoballuk lives in north western Victoria, being one of a nation,
in which all the tribes has the same organization in two classes, and
not only totems, but also sub-totems, [crossed out: These all] with individual marriage
and descent in the female line.

The Northern Kamilaroi, The tribes of this nation have an organi-
-sation in two classes, four sub-classes and totems. There is
individual marriage and descent and female descent.

TheKuinmurbura tribe occupied country near Broad Sound in
Queensland. It had two classes, four sunclasses and totems, indavi-
dual marriage and descent in the female line.

The Wurunjery tribe was one of several in southern central
Victoria, with [crossed out: a] two classes [crossed out: organisation] and one totem. It was also
organised on locality [crossed out: and] with descent in the male line.

TheKaiabana tribe was at the Bunya-Bunya Mountains in Queens-
and represented a large number of tribes, extending from the coast
inland for some ..... miles. The organisation was in two classes, divi-
ded into four subclasses [crossed out: five words] with totems.
There was individual marriage and descent in the male line.

The Arunta are to the north the immediate neighbours of the Urabunna [crossed out: to the] [crossed out: six passed on at] and have four subclasses in the southern, and eight in the north-
ern part of the tribe. There are totems which do not regulate marriage
and descent is in the male line.

The Binbinga tribe has eight subclasses, with individual marr-
iage and descent in the male line.

TheNarrinyeri tribe are situated on the coast at the mouth

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