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Chapter I: Origins
The Customs and Traditions of Aboriginals
The tale of the Creation
The Coming of Mankind
The Peewee’s Story
The Eagle-hawk and the Crow
The delivery of the Butterflies
The Confusion of Tongues
The Discovery and the lack of the key of Fire
The Moon
The incredible Lizard
The Lazy Goannas and what occurred to them
How the egocentric Goannas misplaced their Wives
What a few Aboriginal Carvings mean

Chapter II: Animal Myths
The egocentric Owl
Why Frogs bounce into the Water
This is the legend of the frogs.
Kinie Ger, the local Cat
The Porcupine and the Mountain Devil
The eco-friendly Frog
How the Tortoise bought his Shell
The Mischievous Crow and the great he did
The Flood and its Results
How Spencer’s Gulf got here into Existence

Chapter III: Religion
The trust in a good Spirit
The Land of Perfection
The Voice of the nice Spirit

Chapter IV: Social
Marriage Customs
The Spirit of support one of the Aboriginals
Ngia Ngiampe

Chapter V: own Myths
Kirkin and Wyju
The Love-story of the 2 Sisters
The willing Keeng
Mr and Mrs Newal and their Dog
Thardid Jimbo
Perindi and Harrimiah
Nurunderi's Wives
Chirr-bookie, the Blue Crane
Buthera and the Bat
The starting place of the Pleiades

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