Encyclopedia > Altjira

  Article Content


In Aborigine mythology, Altjira is the sky god of the Aranda[?]. He was the central god of the Dream time (called Alchera by the Aranda) and created Earth, then retired to the sky.

In art, he is depicted as having an emu's feet. His wives and daughters have dog's feet.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
1948 in literature

... Twenty-One Balloons[?] - William Pène du Bois The White Goddess - Robert Graves The World is Not Enough[?] - Zoe B. Oldenbourg[?] The Young Lions[?] - Irwin ...