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18A

The country of the Dieri tribe ends about Blanchewater [crossed out - where]
where the Flinders Range of mountains and [crossed out - in the Freeling heights]
[?] abruptly in the Freeling Heights. In these mountains were
a series of tribes commencing with the [Murdilari?] or "Red people"
in mountain areas, following the Kūyani --------- the country of the
the latter ending [crossed out - west ? from Port Augusta] at Mt Eyre
all these tribes were of the same great [st? ?ulients?]. had
spread over the Lake eyre Basin having apparently
migrated from [crossed out - the] N Eastern Australia following the course
of the Barcoo natives and [?] those of the [?mantion?] also.
At any rate I have traced the same organization and
and class system on the Upper Barcoo at Mt Howitt in the
[Rūnan dalrui?] tribe and the great ceremonies of the Dieri
connected with the "mura mura" beliefs extend up to Birdsville
and thus connect the tribes of the Everard/Everard River & Diamantina/Diamantina River
with these as far south as the Dieri and [Murdula?]
at the least.

The class system with the names Materi and Kararu
not only extended from the Dieri to the most [crossed out - to Spencer Gul the surrounding ? extent of the tribes]
[crossed out - But they also were in the [?] [Riveolin?] tribe.]
tribes situated between [Piri?] and the Head of the Bight all of
which had the classes Materi and Kararu in some dialectic form
as for instance Mŭteri and kararu of the Witūrū and Hileri tribes
at the head of the Bight. These class names cease for this
[crossed out - any rate they did not extend beyond the boundaries] of
the Mēning tribe settles about Eucla which [crossed out - must be ?]
[crossed out - to be] is [?] of the West Australian State.

The class name Materi and Kararu as I have said
extended down the western side of Spencers Gulf.

On the Eastern side: Yorke Peninsula separates Spencers Gulf
from the Gulf of St Vincent. Here I may now [?]
a long series of coast tribes which are remarkable as having
in many [crossed out - ways] respects an organization which departs [crossed out - in]
more or less strongly from the types which are found within
the Australian continent.

The first of such tribes is that which occupied [?] and whose
remnant state [?] therein.

[Left margin note]
The [Augala?] tribe was [?] the Kūyani of
Port Ausgusta. Thence in the extensive tract of
whose bounds are approximately fixed by Pot Lincoln
Head of the Australian Bight, Lake Gauwner & and the Gawler
were two tribes whose common boundaries
the coast at [Point Brom?]. The one east of the point
Wilūrū and [the?] the west of the point the Hillerie tribe.

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