Incomplete men and women. According to one Kaitish tradition there were, in the Alcheringa, no human beings, only indefinitely shaped creatures, sometimes called atna-thera-thera, in allusion to the fact that they are commonly supposed to have had two anal openings, one on each wrist in the hollow between the ends of the ulna and the radius.



  • Spencer, Sir Baldwin. (1904). Northern Tribes of Central Australia. London: Macmillan, p. 153.