Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz

KUNAPIPI

Australian Aboriginal Unknown Goddess

Also known as Gunapipi

Horrible Ogre or Lovely Mother Goddess?

Well, on the one hand she was an Ogre Goddess fond of killing and eating humans. That is until Bunjil the Eaglehawk cut her body open and released all the victims.

On the other hand of course, this could all be a vicious slander. Alternative sources tell us she’s a Mother Goddess and patron deity of many heroes.

Somebody must be fibbing. But who? And why? Further info gratefully received by your bewildered Godcheckers.

Kunapipi Facts and Figures

Name: Kunapipi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Gunapipi

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Peoples of Northern Territory
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Unknown
Area of expertise: Unknown

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1350

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Article last revised on August 29, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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