Purukupali

Australian - An ancestral hero of the Bathurst and Melville Islands. Son of Mudungkala. Father of Jurumu and Mudati. His wife went off with Tjapara leaving her son to die in the heat of the sun. He fought with Tjapara and walked into the sea with his son's body. Tjapana became the moon, in some stories. Called Purukupali.

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