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Altjira

Altjira

Altjira (him none made) In Australian mythology, self-existent creator god of the Arunta (Aranda), conceived of as a large man ...
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Atnatu

Atnatu

Atnatu In Australian mythology, self-created god who punished some of his children by casting them out of heaven through a ...
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Boorala

Boorala

Boorala In Australian mythology, tribal name for a creator god. Those who are good go to Boorala’s home when they ...
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Bunjil

Bunjil

Bunjil In Australian mythology, creator sky god and culture hero. According to one version of the creation myth, Bunjil formed ...
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Deert

Deert

Deert In Australian mythology, the moon god, who punished animals with death. Only he, Deert, would be able to die ...
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Inapertwa

Inapertwa

Inapertwa In Australian mythology, two sky gods who formed human beings with stone knives. Taken from the Encyclopedia of World ...
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Kohin

Kohin

Kohin In Australian mythology, god dwelling in the Milky Way who sends thunder and lightning. He was once a warrior ...
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Kunapipi

Kunapipi

Kunapipi In Australian mythology, the Great Mother goddess who formed the land from her body, produced children, animals, and plants, ...
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Numbakulla

Numbakulla

Numbakulla In Australian mythology, selfcreated sky gods who created humans from amorphous creatures. Taken from the Encyclopedia of World Mythology ...
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Pundjel

Pundjel

Pundjel In Australian mythology, a creator god who first created man. He made the first couple, two men, from clay ...
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