A creator god of Arnhem Land, venerated as the bringer of culture, and identified with the Rainbow Serpent. In initiation rites, boys are supposed to swallow him and disgorge him, symbolizing the transition from boy to man.



  • Lurker, Manfred. (2004). Routledge Dictionary of Gods and Demons. London: Routledge.
  • Robinson, Roland. (1966). Aboriginal Myths and Legends. Melbourne: Sun Books, p. 3.