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Baiame


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The totemic ancestor of the Kamilaroi tribe of New South Wales. An ancient sky god and ‘father of all things’, Baiame was master of life and death—the archetypal medicine-man. He invented the stone fish trap and he answers invocations for rain, while his favourite wife, Birrahgnooloo, sends floods on request.

Subjects: Religion.


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