Pitjinta = painting for corroboree. Tjilti or Koarara = rain. Show emu ceremony when cut boy after that emu jump up. Along salt creek country make intichiuma for fish. Gmumaru maruna near Karara murkaru (Mt. Kingston). Korara padninta = name of quab to make rain. Lubras not allowed to see this ceremony.
Rutna walta walta. Rutna walta wai. Repeated rain song.
Karara balku = Kararu class (balku = meat). Purka = dead smelling meat.
Purula tjilka = Purula class (s. Arunta)
1. Old man Merkili. Mathurie (Bulthara) belonging to Macumba Creek. Totem parti caterpillar. Lubra Kararu. Totem kukula (rat) Children 1 girl Kararu kuukla. Father Kararu (Panunga) red other. Mother Mathurie Parti. Piranguru women another rat ...[?] talka.
2. Old men Utapinji Kararu (Kumara) belonging to Kadnoni lizard. Glen Kalku (acacia seed) lubra Matherie. parti (caterpillar) no children but if had any would be parti. Father Matherrie (Panunga). Eaglehawk karara. Mother kalku
3. Old man Matjilli. Macumba. Mattherie (Bulthara).Obma. Wide Karau (Kumara) warunkali (emu). no children but if did would be Emu. Father Panunga, mother Purulaboth Obmas. Father came from Arunta. Wife has Piranguru who is 'fish'.*
4. Ilinmuri. Kararu. Macumba. Emu. Lubra Mattherie. Shag (Tantani). Children Matterie shag. Father shag. Mother Emu.
*Fish man cannot take emu woman as his wife if her husband dies. He is then Piranguru to that woman. She goes as nupa to a snake man.
Ularakka = alllurnja
'Charley' Purula rain. lubra Panga. kukla her mother kukula. father caterpillar (Merkulli, [?]) lubra no Piranguru rain man.
Barakopuqua = spot where alcheringa ancestor sat down in alcheringa
mera alcheringa = gnuru ularaka
mai-anili or murri-murri = spirit children in bush.
kunpirria = spirit of dead man.
Mai..urli undergo reincarnation. [?] left behind by ancestors.
Notes. Handwritten in blue pencil. Annotation in pencil at top of page and bottom of second page.
Notes taken during fieldwork with Arabana people at Peake Station in August 1903.
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