Walaganda, the big boss Wandjina, came down from the Milky Way during Dreamtime and created the earth and all its inhabitants. Then he took one look at those inhabitants and headed back home for reinforcements. This was going to be a tricky job.
They were definite good guys, and are still worshiped and respected Top Gods to this day. (And how many deities can still say that?)
These entities were so powerful that they didn’t need to speak. So they didn’t bother to have mouths. Eye-witness reports are thin on the ground, but many ancient cave paintings still exist and show eerie creatures with large heads, huge black eyes and suspiciously spacesuit-like garments. In fact, they look just like Grey aliens from modern U.F.O. abduction scenarios.
Strangely enough, in 1838 a sea captain discovered an amazing treasure trove of Aboriginal artistry, filled with primitive and powerful Wandjina cave pictures. His name was Captain Grey. Coincidence??? We can’t tell you because the Kimberley tribes are very close-mouthed, just like their Wandjina.
Wandjina Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Wondjina
Area or people: Kimberley Region
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation
Good/Evil Rating: GREAT, really beneficial
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Article last revised on April 22, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.