Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz

ULANJI

Binbinga Ancestral God

Snaky Ancestral God

He’s the ancient ancestor of the Binbinga tribe and very venerable.

According to the legends, he climbed rocks and bit the heads off a number of flying foxes. He then removed his heart and took out two of his ribs. No-one seems to know exactly why he did this. As soon as we find out, we’ll get back to you.

Ulanji Facts and Figures

Name: Ulanji
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Binbinga tribe of Northern Territory
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Ancestors and Ancestral Spirits
Area of expertise: Ancestors

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

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