PS I [...] was told the reason they sang the Yelmri song they
sing clean your teeth is they have the teeth of Yelmri tied to the
forehead of the patient so that clean your teeth will refer to
Yelmeri is so that he may be able to remove the disease
& do it cleanly &c.
Mission Station [Agst?] 21s /09
Dear Mr Howitt,
I have just had a great talk with
the old men with the following results
These I hope will help you to inform your
opinion of the totem system of the people
here. It seems to me that they get these totems
from the plentifulness of the particular Jaak.
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