Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz

KIDILI

Australian Aboriginal Moon God

Also known as Kidilli, Kulu

Picture of the Australian Aboriginal Moon God Kidili from our Australian Aboriginal mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Horny old Moon God

This peeping God spent his time spying on all the beautiful ladies down here on Earth. Finally he could stand it no longer and descended in a passion of lunar lust.

But his advances were spurned — and so was he after the Wati-kutjara castrated him with a boomerang. He died in a waterhole and his intended victims retreated into the night sky to become the Pleiades.

Kidili Facts and Figures

Name: Kidili
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kidilli, Kulu

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Mandjindja folk of Western Australia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon

Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
Popularity index: 1787

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Article last revised on April 22, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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