A great sky being, ruler of the heavens, and father of all the spirits.

According to a Narrinyere legend, Nepelle, who lived at Rauwoke, was forced to escape a flood called up by ////////. He pulled his canoe to the top of the hill (Point Macleay); from there it was transported to Wyirrewarre. The dense part of the Milky Way is said to be canoe of Nepelle floating in the heavens. He then ascended there also.



  • Reed, A. W. (1965). Myths and Legends of Australia. Sydney: A. H. and A. W. Reed, p. 70.
  • Smith, W. Ramsey. (1932). Myths and legends of the Australian Aboriginals. New York: Farrar & Rinehart Publishers, pp. 22, 183.
  • Woods, J. D. (1879). The Native Tribes of South Australia. Adelaide: E. S. Wigg & Son, pp. 55 ff.