In the Northern Territories, the "Spirit of the Long Grass," a nature spirit who guards the sorghum grass, which the people use in their daily food. Morkul-kua-luan is shown with half-closed eyelids and a beak-like nose.



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  • Turner, Patricia; Coulter, Charles Russell. (2001). Dictionary of Ancient Deities. New York: Oxford University Press.