AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINE MYTHOLOGY

The Dreamtime Gods and Spirits of Oz

BUNJIL

Australian Creator God

The Eaglehawk Creator God of dodgy building

He had two wives, and a son who was a rainbow called BINBEAL.

Busy with construction work and landscaping, he asked BELLIN-BELLIN, a Crow Deity, for some wind, but the Crow opened his wind bag to such an extent he released a whirlwind which destroyed most of the trees and lifted BUNJIL and Co into the skyworld.

We have since learnt that one of the four props that hold up the sky rotted away some time ago, and a portion of the sky fell in. Efforts to sue for faulty construction are still pending.

BUNJIL FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BUNJIL
Area or people : Kulin nation, Wurundjeri peoples of Victoria
Location : Australia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Creating
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 4652
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Article last updated on 23 July 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Bunjil: Australian God of Creation." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 23 Jul. 2014. Web. 17 September 2014.

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