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In Australian Aboriginal mythology, specifically of the Arrernte people of Central Australia, Mangar-kunjer-kunja is a lizard god who created humans. He found the first aboriginal beings, Rella manerinja, on one side of a hill; they were fused together and he separated them with a knife and cut holes for their mouths, ears and noses, then gave them the knife, spear, shield, fire, boomerang and the tjurunga, and lastly gave them a system of marriage.