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they call all others by contemptuous, or
opprobious names, or names implying
that they are feared or dreaded.
‘The Kŭrnai called their neighbours generally
Brajerak (wild men) and especially so
those of Omeo and Maneroo; they called those
of the West Snakes (Thūrūng) +c +c +c
The Mŭrrin of Moruya spoke of the Woradjeri
people their northern neighbours as
Kūnamildan (come in the night); which
their Maneroo neighbours, [with whom they had -crossed out]
[Connubium -crossed out] were simply “Bimeringal”
– Hill men – their Gippsland neighbour
south of the Mallagoota Inlet were Gūgangal –
Southerners and their [North-crossed out] neighbours
up the coast beyond Shoalhaven River Kŭral –
Northmen. With all these they had
connubium – while there was none between
them and the “Kūnamildan”, except
that of capture [in warfare or - crossed out] in the warpath.
Other names are also significant or used
by the following "Ringnoses" "wild men" by the
Ikŭla at Eucla Great Australian Bight, "wild men"
"men down there" by the Aldolinga Finke River
"wild men" by the Naninyeri Murray mouth,
"carry fire" by the Mūkjarawaint, +c +c
Although each tribe was so to say
under taboo towards and from its neighbours,
there is evidence that one the extreme
boundaries of the tribe where the
natural features of the land were not
such as to keep them apart the
two tribes became fused by intercourse
and intermarriage.

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