Indigenous Australian Mythology Submitted Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of the various indigenous peoples of Australia.
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ALTJIRA m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The sky father of the Aranda tribes of Central Australia, Altjira is looked on as the god of the Alchera, the dream time.
ANKOTARINJA m Indigenous Australian Mythology
Among the Aranda people, the first man. He is the Dreaming hero who first emerged from the ground to create the world.
BAIAME m Indigenous Australian Mythology
In many Indigenous Australian cultures, Baiame was the creator god.
BAMAPAMA m Indigenous Australian Mythology
Australian Aboriginal myth. The 'Crazy Trickster'
DARANA m & f Indigenous Australian, Indigenous Australian Mythology
According to the legend of the Aboriginals, the original settlers of Australia, Darana was one of the Deities during Dreamtime (the time before humans occupied Earth).... [more]
DHAKHAN m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The ancestral spirit of the Kabi tribe of Queensland (north-east Australia).
DILGA f Indigenous Australian Mythology
The earth goddess of the Karadjeri of northwestern Australia.
EINGANA f Indigenous Australian Mythology
Eingana is the name of an Aboriginal snake goddess, the mother of all things but also a symbol of death. In the legend, she gave birth to all things, and sustains life through her umbilical cords, but whenever she cuts a cord, the thing bound to it dies.
ERATHIPA f Indigenous Australian Mythology
A huge boulder in the shape of a pregnant woman bears this name (in Australia). It is said that the souls of dead children reside within it, and that if a woman of child-bearing age walks by a soul slips from the boulder and into her womb to be reborn.
KARORA m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The creator, according to the Bandicoot clan of the Arandan aborigines of Australia.
KIDILI m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The moon man of the mythology of the Mandjindja in Western Australia.
KUTJARA m Indigenous Australian Mythology
One of the two male ancestors of mortals that taught people to keep in touch with Dreamtime (the source of all life).
YHI f Gamilaraay, Indigenous Australian Mythology
In Gamilaraay mythology, Yhi was the sun goddess who brought light to the land.