Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz


Jumu Canine God

Dreamtime God of Good Dogs

He wandered the world back in ancient Dreamtime along with his son Julana. He is best known for destroying all the bad dogs in the world. That’s why all the dogs you will ever meet are nice, friendly, tame, obedient and will never slump under the table or attempt intercourse with your leg.

Okay, maybe a few bad dogs slipped the net. Give him a break. You should have seen the really bad ones.

While his father was paying all this attention to canine critters, his son Julana apparently went off the rails and grew up to become a monstrous pervert.

Njirana Facts and Figures

Name: Njirana
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Dogs
Area of expertise: Dogs, Canines

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 983

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

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