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The Mythic World
Mythical Beings Half Human Half Animal
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Aborigines ancestors animal appear Australian bear become belief belong bird body bring brought called carried cause ceremonies certain character close comes common concerned continues creatures culture Dema described doubt effect example existence experience explain express fact fish follows give Guinea hand happens head human idea importance Indians kangaroo killed kind legends less living look magic Marind Marind-anim matter means merely mind mystical mythic myths native nature never objects observed once origin Papuan participation particular performed plants possess powers present primitive question reason reference regard remain remarks rituals sacred seen sense similar simply skin speak species spirit story Strehlow supernatural taken tells term things thought tion told totemic transformed tribal tribes true turn various whole wife Wirz woman young