The Resource [Letters from] Howitt to Tylor

[Letters from] Howitt to Tylor

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[Letters from] Howitt to Tylor
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[Letters from] Howitt to Tylor
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Letters mainly concerned with kinship and mythology related to the 'High Gods' debate; Dieri kinship - comments on Gason; western NSW, Victoria, South Australia, and southern Queensland marriage and residency patterns - endogamy; Kurnai ball game described (mention of Berak [Barak]); inter-tribal conflict; beliefs associated with Baiame among the Kamilaroi; Bora ceremonies; bullroars; creation myth from south east NSW - associated flood and departure of Daramulun and Ngalalbal; brief reference to Kurnai beliefs associated with Mungan and Bunjil; status of these figures as creators; Bunjil barn sorcery; comments on De Rougemont [Grin]; mythology of magical past race - Mura Mura and Muk Kurnai; distribution of flood myths
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1830-1908
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Howitt, A. W.
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Francillon, Mark
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  • Gason, Samuel
  • Curr, Edward M.
  • Schulze, Louis
  • Lang, Andrew
  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Rougemont, Louis de
  • Barak, William
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[Letters from] Howitt to Tylor
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Typescript (processed)
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M0010769
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[29] leaves
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Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0008557
Label
[Letters from] Howitt to Tylor
Publication
Note
Typescript (processed)
Control code
M0010769
Extent
[29] leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0008557

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