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Howitt Box 9 Fldr 3 Paper 7

[Page 2] Charly - is the Gommera of Bega [Bega Gommera - crossed out] he speaks Djeringan

The language at Twofold Bay is Thau-aira at Wolga Lake is Wadthi-wadthi Bermagui Wogonga [Thūrka - Moruya + Broulee- crossed out] At Moruya Broulee and at Bateman Bay it is Tūrka from Moruya to Braidwood is Tharawal

Burmagi --Iyan

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Merriman Wombara - Duck - male descent

might marry Mŭrŭmbŭl - Brown snake Jannangabatch - Porcupine Gounan moura

ngarribarr - water hen

Old Jack said his son is Yackembrook

Bega blacks two names Kanalgar (Kangaroo) + tirka (small night bird)

Bega Charly [Bat - crossed out] Ngatunadja + Mŭrŭmbŭl

Bat = Brother of men Tree creeper = sister women

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Mūrawrai = Emu wren brother

Bi-amban = Headman as is also Tharamulun = Gommera

These blacks have totem names and perhaps traces of class names About Bega the individual has two names e.g. Bega Charly = Ngallatajan (Bat) + Mŭrŭmbŭl (Brown snake. [The names - crossed out] At Bermagui +c the individual has one name e.g. Merriman Wombara = Black duck Other names are Kanalga = Kangaroo, Jannangabatch = Porcupine, which is also called Gouran moura; Ngaribar = water hen (Porphyris) This is [on side margin] Jabberales name. descent- agnate

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2 Jemmy Quiro + wife - 2 1 Bega [??] wren 2 Tall boy [wife crossed out] + daughter 3 [Byalla] wife + child 3 George Cohen + wife 2 daughters 2 [?Jem?] [?Johnny or Thommy?] Hakins 2 Blucher. Peter + son - [20 crossed out in far margin] 2 Zachariah [??] 22 Walga 2 Merriman + wife 2 Jaka + wife 2 Jacky Banett + [?2?] daughter 2 [?Miller?] Benson + wife 3 Campbell + wife+ son 1 Peterman 3 Walker + wife + 3 children 2 Neddy - Walker father 2 Hawdon + wife 22 Moruya 2 - [?Rondy? or could be Kondy] Mickey + wife 2 Harry [?Cook or Cork?] + wife 2 Bob Curran + wife + child

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3 [?Fanly? or could it be Family] Carter - 3 children 2 Dick [?Arclay?] + boy 2 Abraham + wife 2 Peter Thomas + son 1 Mumbulla Johnny Maneru [sic] 3 [?Nammly?] + wife + 2 children 24 2 King Jackey - wife 2 Mragula + son 1 Mickey 1 Curraway 2 Lawson + son 3 Tongai Jimmy + wife + daughter 3 Mundy wife mother + 4 children 16 1 William [?Bungil or Bungie?] 1 John [?Tuming?] - 2 3 Charly Boy - wife son + daughter 4

74 rations 92 2 # beef 6 # Flour 1/4 # tea 3 # sugar 40 [?calla?] tobacco

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The Bat and the Emu wren (Mur-au-rai) are the mens brothers and the [?treecreeps?] is the womans sister Its said that the Emu wren first made the human sexes [?distinct?] by splitting up the then existing people and by then sewing them up again. [crossed out - The Emu wren] [crossed out - is called] To kill a treecreeper would greatly offend the women and cause them to fight with the men. It is said that long ago there were no people on the earth as now - and

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no trees and that the sky being as hard as a stone Daramulun lived in the earth with his mother Ngal-al-bal. He placed trees in the earth. There were also there many birds and animals. At the time the land extended far out where the sea now is. The thrush ([left blank]) going out hunting killed a wallaby and gave some of it to the other birds Those looking a it and smelling it said it was going rotten and made complaints. The thrush

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flour 8/- @ 50#

F T S 1 Alexander 28-2 - 3 . 12 2 Zachariah 14-1 - 1 1/2 - 6 Connors 3 Ballyrocket - 12-1 - 1 - 6 4 Cohen + Jimmy - 9-1 - 1 - 4 Jemy - 9 - x 5 Cork - 7 2. 3. 16 Hawdon 5 [?Pakalla?] 8

table of numbers

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