Aboriginal paintings on the rocks

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When we watched these and many more Aboriginal paintings in Nitmiluk and Kakadu National Park we heard a lot of stories, too, about them. But if one hears all that just one time, it's too easy to forget and mix it up. Especially the Aboriginal names of the spiritual beings are nothing Europeans easily remember. And: I'm not sure our guide remembered all of that correctly as he was proved wrong for a couple of times. So I asked here for any more information about the characters shown.

Now Susan Loewen from Canada wrote me the following:
I have the same pictures and I took careful notes when I was there. The bottom (or right - depending on your screen size) one is Nabulwinjbulwinj who is a dangerous spirit who eats females after striking them with a yam. The one second from the bottom (or left hand one) is Namarrgon or Lightning Man.

As on any other page of this site, more information is still welcome.

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