Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz

MINAWARA

Nambutji Creator God

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

Kangaroo Creator Gods

Named Minawara and Multultu.

They have quite a handy form for getting about. Hippety hoppety hither and thither, progressing in leaps and bounds. Just think, Skippy could be a descendant of theirs.

There is an ancient legend surrounding their origins and adventures, but frankly it’s so pointlessly unexciting that you would do better to invent your own. Skippy is far better value.

Minawara Facts and Figures

Name: Minawara
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Nambutji tribe of Central Australia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1154

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Article last revised on April 22, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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