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From this I select just two examples, the first being from Mathews (1912:93), who states that Kamilaroi sections terms, while generally articulated as matricouples (Ippai
and Kumbo, Kubbi and Murri), could also be arranged as patricouples (Kubbi and Kumbo.
The 'headsman of the local Talwood tribe' was a man called Steve Ippai
(emu totem); he had been present at the Gundabloui bora.
Fison immediately made extensive notes on Ridley's data for Morgan but was puzzled by an anomalous coupling that appeared to be an 'infringement' on the 'original rule' of marriage across the class divisions, for Ippai
(male) could under some unknown circumstances partner his kinship 'sister' Ippatha.