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Kunapipi


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The mother goddess of the aboriginal tribes of northern Australia. Now a vague, otiose, spiritual being, ‘the old woman’ once travelled across the land with a band of heroes and heroines, and during the ancestral period she gave birth to men and women as well as creating the natural species. A ‘rainbow serpent’ went before in order to prepare her way.

Subjects: Religion.


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