One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Aboriginal society) the body of religious belief and the social customs arising from it.‘according to blackfellow law, the two 'murderers' were merely executioners’
- ‘Blackfellow law has this value by virtue of its connection with The Dreaming and the world-creative powers who then shaped nature and culture.’
- ‘They were, in fact and in blackfellow's law, 'wives', but not for the purpose of having children.’
- ‘The Beswick people meant by blackfellow law what an anthropologist would call Aboriginal culture.’
- ‘Blackfellow Law hard — like a stone, like that hill.’
- ‘Old Rainbow drew off muttering something about "Blackfellow law proper for blackfellow."’
- ‘He broke the blackfellow law.’
- ‘They consciously wished to preserve 'blackfellow law' and learn more about 'whitefellow law'.’
- ‘They stalked off talking about taboos and blackfellow law.’
- ‘Then when you sit down longa jail, you find white fellow and blackfellow law same.’
- ‘It was their wish to master whitefellow law while keeping blackfellow law.’
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