Altjira

Altjira

In Australian Aboriginal mythology, Altjira is the sky god of the Arrernte. He was the central god of the Dream time (called Alchera by the Aranda) who created the Earth, then retired to the sky.

In art, he is depicted as having an emu's feet. His wives and daughters have dog's feet.

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