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