Native Tribes of South- East Australia. 179 BiNBINGA, Marital terms include Karina, M. Wife, wife's sisters, brother's wife. Kai Kai. F. Husband, husband's brothers, sister's husband. In the Binbinga tribe there are eight classes, and descent is counted in the male line. I am indebted to Professor Spencer for the information relating to these three tribes. I now turn to the tribes of South-East Australia. Wathi-Wathi. Marital term includes F. Husband, husband's brothers, sister's Nopui. husband. M. Wife, wife's sisters, brother's wife. This is one of the Mtikwara-Kilpara tribes of the Murray River with two classes, descent in the female line and individual marriage. I am indebted to Mr. A. L. P. Cameron for the above particulars. Northern Kamilaroi. Marital term. includes F. Husband, husband's brothers, sister's Gelid. husband. M. Wife. The term for "wife's sister" is ungina and is paralleled by the term itiamarinkun, which occurs in the Chepara tribe for the same relation. These are also evidently analogous to the Yimari relationship of the Dieri. The term for M. Brother's wife was not ascertained. This branch of the great Kamilaroi nation is located on the Gwydir River. It has two classes, four sub- classes, descent in the female line, and individual marriage. I am indebted to Mr. Cyrus E. Doyle for this information.
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