Latest Australian Aboriginal mythology Stories
A study conducted by an Australian science agency has discovered signs that the countryâ€™s ancient Aborigines may have been the worldâ€™s first astronomers, pre-dating Stonehenge by more than a thousand years.
The Bunyip is from Aboriginal mythology. It is a large creature that lives in the swamps, creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes of South Eastern Australia. However, stories of the Bunyip have been told throughout Australia. Written accounts of the creature were made by European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century as they colonized across the country. Today’s translation of the word Bunyip in the Aborigine language means “devil” or evil spirit. The actual word Bunyip didn’t appear in...
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.