Native Tribes of South-East Australia/Index

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Aboriginal implements, discovery of, 15

Adelaide tribes, burial, 451

Adultery, punishment for, 207, 233, 245, 258

Aged and infirm people, respect for, 313, 316; kindness to, 766; treatment of, by Wurunjerri, Kurnai, Maryborough tribes, Dalebura, 766 ; Chepara, 767-8

Aldolinga tribe, gesture language, 727-32, 733, 734-5

Aldridge, H. E. , 116, 148, 231, 232-6, 323, 333, 402, 418, 431, 432, 441, 445, 471, 498, 600, 691, 694, 695, 740, 748, 750, 753, 755, 766, 768

All-father, the tribal, 488-508

Annan River tribe, class system of, 118; intentional change of, 140

Arunta tribe, class system, 119; system deliberately altered by Urabunna, 139; marriage rules, 238-9; diagram of Arunta class system, 238; diagram of marriages and descents, 239; legendary beings, 482-4

Aurora, see Beliefs

Awabakal tribe, 84


"Bad Country," the, 403

Badjeri tribe, 50

Ball-playing, 770

Baluk-mernen tribe, 55

Banapa and Bida tribes, 643

Bangal, see Medicine-man

Bangerang tribe, 53; marriage rule, 257

Baraba-baraba tribe, 52, 56; class system, 107; sub-class marriages, 211

Barkinji tribe, 50, 97; class system, 99; marriage rules, 194

Barn, see Magic

Barter, 714-17; Wurunjerri, 312; to avoid Pinya, 328-30, 715; Yantru-wunta, 714; at Kopperamana, 714; for skins by Dieri, 714; at Wilyaru ceremony, 715; at Kani-nura ceremony, 716-17; by Wiimbaio, Wotjo-baluk, 717; Jajaurung and Jupagalk, Kulin, Yuin, Wudthaurung, 718

Barumbinya tribe, 50

Barunga tribe, 50

Bathalibura tribe, classes and totems of, 113; message-stick, 113

Beliefs, as to the stars, 128, 369, 429-30, 432; aurora, 277, 430; rainbow, 398-9, 431, 784; sky, 426-7; a flat earth, 426, 432; the sun, 427-8, 432; moon, 428-9; thunder, 431, 541; Milky Way, 431-2, 645, 666; the seasons, 432; sky-land, 432-8; human spirits and ghosts, 434-42; dreams, 435-7, 441; the white man as a ghost, 442-6; in legendary beings, 475-88

Bennett, Samuel, 16

Berri-ait tribe, 57

Betrothal, by Dieri, 177; Kurnandaburi, 192; Wiimbaio, 194; Ta-lathi and Keramin, 195; Ya-itma-thang, Theddora, 196; Wolgal, 197-8; Ngarigo, 198; Wiradjuri, 210; Geawe-gal, 216; Wollaroi, Unghi, 217; Kuin murbura, 219 ; Wakelbura, 221-2 , in Maryborough tribes, 232; Wide Bay tribes, 236; Turrbal, 237; by Wotjobaluk, 241; Mukjarawaint, 243; Jupagalk, 244; Gournditch-mara, 249; tribes of South-west Victoria, 251; Buandik, 252; Wurunjerri, 253; Yerkla-mining, 257; Narrinyeri, 260; Yuin, 262; Murring tribes, 262-3

Biduelli tribe, 79-80; totems, 102-3; blood-feud, 352-3

Bigambul tribe, 58; compared with Emon and Ungorri tribes, 109; tribal government, 304; burial, 469; smoke signal, 721-2; personal names, 739; food rules, 769

Billi-billeri, 71, 309, 312, 340-1

Blood-feud, Kurnai, 348-52; Biduelli,

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