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Bunjil"s cave myths, legends and superstitions of the aborigines of south-east Australia. by Aldo Massola

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Published by Lansdowne Press in [Melbourne] .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Victoria.


  • Legends -- Australia -- Victoria.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [203]-205.

StatementPhotographs by John Gollings.
LC ClassificationsGR365 .M36
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4314726M
LC Control Number78354644

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This book is the second of Gardner's 3 volume history on the Kurnai tribes. It studies the Kurnai through the diaries and letters of various European observers, including an explorer, squatters, government officials, Aboriginal protectors, missionaries and an anthropologist. Bunjils Shelter is a popular attraction in the Grampians, and is one of the country’s most important Aboriginal Art sites.. To appreciate the significance of this attraction, it helps to know that the Grampians region has long been associated with the Aboriginal people. Creation stories. In the Kulin nation in central Victoria he was regarded as one of two moiety ancestors, the other being Waa the crow. Bunjil has two wives and a son, Binbeal the brother is Palian the is assisted by six wirmums or shamans who represent the clans of the Eaglehawk moiety: Djart-djart the nankeen kestrel, Thara the quail hawk, Yukope the parakeet, Lar-guk the. The cave contained two large chambers (see plan), vaults [see Figure 2]. Figure 2 is a reproduction of Robinson’s sketch of the interior dimensions of the Widderin cave. It is believed to be the earliest sketch of its kind in Victoria. Duncan, Baker, and Montgomery () have noted that.

The Grampians were first settled by Aboriginals 5, years ago, which by Aboriginal standards is quite recent when compared to areas in northern Australia that were first sett, years ago. The Aborigines called the mountains the Gariwerd mountains and it became the heart of the Aboriginal culture in Victoria. The region has the largest number of rock art sites. 66 Bunjils Shelter, Black Range Scenic Reserve by Ian D. Clark is a big round stone in a sort of hollow, the mouth of the cave faces towards the hill. Bunjil does no harm, I think he does good [Howitt Papers /5 (c), Ms. SLV]. Campbell’s Reef is to the west of . , Bunjil's cave: myths, legends and superstitions of the Aborigines of south-east Australia / Aldo Massola ; photographs by John Gollings Lansdowne Press [Melbourne] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Bunjil's Cave: Myths, Legends and Superstitions of the Aborigines of South-East Australia eBook: Aldo Massola: : Kindle Store.