Minawara and Multultu

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In Aboriginal mythology, Minawara and Multultu were the legendary ancestors of the Nambutji tribe. They were kangaroo-men, and came from a pile of debris carried away by the Great Flood. They made a hole to sleep in but were scolded by a rat-man who told them to sit in the tree's shade. They did so and then continued their trip and began wearing feathers; their lungs and mucus were thrown away and turned into rocks.[1]


  1. ^ Cotterell, Arthur (1986). A Dictionary of World Mythology. OUP Oxford. pp. 282–283. Archived from the original on 2015-08-04.