Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz


Australian Aboriginal Demon

Also known as Yara Ma Tha, Yarama, Yaramayhawho

Very nasty little toothless vampire

He looks like a small red man with an enormous head and octopus-like suckers for fingers. He also has no teeth. A toothless vampire might sound harmless, but beware! His gums are deadly.

If you ever sit beneath an Australian fig tree, be very careful. Yara-ma-yha-who is likely to jump on top of you and suck all your blood out. And then eat you.

Strangely enough, as soon as his food has gone down, he vomits it back up again. His victims are thus miraculously reborn, albeit slightly shorter.

Should he happen to catch the same person repeatedly, the unfortunate regurgitatee will get smaller and redder each time, eventually becoming a Yara-ma-yha-who themselves.

Yara-ma-yha-who Facts and Figures

Name: Yara-ma-yha-who
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Yara Ma Tha, Yarama, Yaramayhawho

Gender: Male
Type: Demon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: TOTALLY EVIL, danger!
Popularity index: 6896

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

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