You are here:
  1. » Home
  2. » Areas
  3. » Mythology
  4. » Oceania
  5. » Aboriginal mythology
  6. » Walo
Cite/print/rate article
Send comment    References


by Dr Anthony E. Smart
The Australian aboriginals called the sun goddess by this name and said that she lived with her daughter Bara and her sister-in-law, the world mother Madalait, far to the east. Each day Walo journeyed across the sky accompanied by Bara, until one day the sun goddess realized that the reason the earth was so parched was their combined heat. She sent her daughter back to the east so that the earth could become fertile and bloom.

Article details:

  • N/A

Page tools: