Notes on Some Aboriginal Tribes - R H Mathews


Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales Volume XLI, 1907, pages 67 - 87 Notes on Some Aboriginal Tribes R H Mathews Arranda Tribe Shows some details of marriages. Individual answering questions Section of No Proper Name Section Section of Individuals Individuals children Father Mother Ngala Knuraia 1 Paul Mbitjana ) Ngala Pananka Purula 1A Helena Bangata ) Paltara Kamara 2 Moses Knuraia ) Paltara Mbitjana Bangata 2A Sophia Ngala ) Knuraia Ngala 3 Peter Paltara ) Knuraia Purula Pananka 3A Rebecca Kamara ) Pananka Purula 4 Nathanial Bangata ) Pananka Ngala Knuraia 4A Maria Mbitjana ) Chingalee Tribe About Powell's Creek and Daly Waters. Shows some details of marriages. Individual answering questions Section of No Proper Name Section Section of Individuals Individuals children Father Mother Champina Tungaree 1 Long Dick Chungalee ) Tungaree Tungaree Taralee 1A Minnie Chula ) Champina Tungaree 2 Long Tommy Chungalee ) No family Tungaree Chemara 2A His wife Chimitcha ) Chimitcha Chungalee 3 Harry Taralee ) Chimitcha Chula Chuna 3A First wife Chemara ) Chimitcha Chuna 3B Second wife Chemara ) Tungaree Champina 4 Jacob Chuna ) No family Taralee Champina 4A Daisy Chuna ) Also included is a list of Chingalee natives with whom Mathew's correspondents are personally aquainted. European names are given. Name Totem Fathers Totem Mothers Totem Charlie Black-striped snake Black-striped snake Fish David Turkey Turkey & wallaby Wallaby Lucy Native bee Sterculia Native bee Jack Iguana Sterculia Iguana Jumbuck Water snake Iguana Iguana Micky Iguana Pigeon Snake Mary Sterculia and wallaby Wallaby Sterculia Jim Miller Sulky snake Sulky snake Sulky snake Ngeumba Tribe (Probably New South Wales) Shows some details of marriages. Individual answering questions Section of No Proper Name Section Section of Individuals Individuals children Father Mother Murri Ippatha 1 Jack Onze Ippai ) Kubbi Kumbo Kubbitha 1A Nellie Onze Matha ) Murri Butha 2 Tom Draper Ippai ) Kubbi Kumbo Kubbitha 2A Nanny Draper Matha ) Murri Butha 3 Jack Charlton Ippai ) Murri Kumbo Matha 3A Mary Charlton Kubbitha ) Murri Butha 4 Tom Keegan Ippai ) Kubbi Kumbo Kubbitha 4A Norah Keegan Matha ) ---- ---- 5 Jack Trap Kumbo ) Murri Ippai Matha 5A Kitty Trap Kubbitha ) Kumbo Kubbitha 6 Billy Coleman Murri ) Kubbi Kumbo Kubbitha 6A Maryann Coleman Matha ) Kumbo Matha 7 Steve Shaw Kubbi ) Kubbi Ippai Kubbitha 7A Susie Shaw Matha ) Kumbo Matha 8 Harry Sheppard Kubbi ) Murri Ippai Matha 8A Nellie Sheppard Kubbitha ) Ippai Matha 9 Jack Sheppard Kubbi ) Kumbo Murri Butha 9A Fanny Shepppard Ippatha ) Kumbo Kubbitha 10 Jack Murray Murri ) Kumbo Kubbi Butha 10A Judy Murray Ippatha )
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