Mangar-kunjer-kunja

Australian - A lizard-ancestor of the Aranda tribe. He discovered the two partly formed beings, Rella-manerinja, cut them apart and completed their development by making the appropriate openings so that they could become the ancestors of the human race. Another story of the Aranda says that men were originally lizards. The first one lay down in the sun and, after a while, others appeared from his body and later they all became men. Occasionally identified as Mangar-kunjer-kunja, Manger-kunjer-kunja, Manger-kunjer-kunja, 'flycatcher', 'flycatcher', lizard or lizard.

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