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Wondjina People - In Aboriginal mythology, the Wondjina (or Wandjina) were cloud and rain Gods who, during the Dream time, created or influenced the landscape and its inhabitants. When they found the place they would die, they painted their images on cave walls and entered a nearby waterhole.

In Aboriginal mythology, the Wondjina (or Wandjina) were cloud and rain Gods who, during the Dream time, created or influenced the landscape and its inhabitants.

Aboriginal Rock Art The Kimberley, Western Australia,image of The Wandjina  - cloud and rain spirits from Australian Aboriginal mythology

Aboriginal Rock Art The Kimberley, Western Australia,image of The Wandjina - cloud and rain spirits from Australian Aboriginal mythology

En 1838, cerca de Glenelg River, en la región de Kimberley, al noroeste de Australia, fueron descubiertas gran cantidad de pinturas rupestres de gran tamaño. Entre las pinturas descubiertas sobre las rocas llaman especialmente la atención las de unas figuras de gran tamaño, llegando a medir hasta seis metros, y con unos rostros blancos y sin boca.

Mysterious Wandjina - Legacy Of Australian Aborigine Cave Paintings - Painting a Wandjina with snakes Ngungunda - Ungud: hermaphrodite snake god in the mythology of the Aboriginals in north-western Australia.

Aboriginal cave paintings  Kimberely, Australia

Wunnumurru Gorge, Barnett River, the Kimberley. Australia is home to the oldest living culture in the world, and some of its rock art is so ancient it pre-dates the last ice-age, and possibly the one before that.

According to archeologists and anthropologists, these petroglyphs (petro = rock, glyph = carving) were likely carved by Algonkian-speaking Aboriginal people between 600 and 1,100 years ago.

Ancient Aliens According to archeologists and anthropologists, these petroglyphs (petro = rock, glyph = carving) were likely carved by Algonkian-speaking Aboriginal people between 600 and years ago.

Aboriginal cave painting of a Wandjina

( Cloud and rain spirit - p. ) Aboriginal cave painting of a Wandjina

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