It does not follow, of course, that these objects in Europe were ever connected with a belief like that of the Arunta.
The two systems are not now fully welded in the Arunta group.
This is what seems to have taken place among the Arunta and the Loritja.
The Arunta also let the grub come on to its full rise before feeding.
The Mura Mura appear really to answer to the fabled ancestors of the Arunta, but are addressed in prayers.
The Arunta eating of the totem, at the magic ceremony, is not religious.
The Arunta of Central Australia are, of course, far from 'primitive.'
But it is not to the point, for the Arunta have no totemic clans.
This prevails among the Arunta "nation," and the Kaitish tribe.
Here are the two principal forms which it takes among the Arunta.