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Questions tagged [wondjina]

In Australian Aboriginal mythology, the cloud and rain spirits that created the landscape during the Dreamtime.

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Why are the Wondjina mouthless?

Wikipedia proposes two explanations for why the Wondjina are typically depicted without mouths: Common composition is with large upper bodies and heads that show eyes and nose, but typically no ...
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How did the Wondjina travel in the Dreamtime?

During the Dreamtime, the Wondjina (or Wandjina) are said to have come to Earth and created the landscape. How did they travel? Were they able to move independently or did they ride on some other ...