Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz


Australian Aboriginal fabulous creature

Also known as Tatiya, Tatji

Picture of the Australian Aboriginal fabulous creature Tjati from our Australian Aboriginal mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The Red Lizard of Ayer's Rock

His boomerang didn’t come back. Out hunting on Uluru (Ayer’s Rock) one Dreamtime day, he threw the prototype hunting stick and it got stuck in the rock.

Unable to scoop it out with his bare hands, he finally died in a cave of frustration and starvation. His remains are there to this day.

Tjati Facts and Figures

Name: Tjati
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Tatiya, Tatji

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 4697

Copy this link to share with anyone:

Share this page on social media:

Link to this page:

HTML: To link to this page, just copy and paste the link below into your blog, web page or email.

BBCODE: To link to this page in a forum post or comment box, just copy and paste the link code below:

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

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

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page

Oh woe. Javascript is switched off in your browser.
Some bits of this website may not work unless you switch it on.