List of figures

  1. Seasonal Calendar of the Meriam People (based on information in Sharp 1993).
  2. Seasonal Calendar of the Mabuiag and Muralag Island People (Rivers and Ray Haddon et al. 1912 [4] [5]).
  3. Seasonal Calendar of the Gagadju People (based on information in Neidjie et al., 1993).
  4. Seasonal Calandar of the Yaraldi (Jaralde) People (based on information in Berndt and Berndt, 1993).
  5. Drawing 1: The Tagai Constellation by Waria from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912)
  6. Drawing 2: Kek (Achernar) by Gizu from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912)
  7. Drawing 3: The Baidam constellation by Naii from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912)
  8. Drawing 4: Drawings of constellations by Gizu from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912) A Dogai wauralaig or I (Altair) B Dogai kukilaig or Metakorab (Vega) C Bu (Delphinus)
  9. Drawing 5: The Tagai Constellation by Mariget from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912)
  10. Drawing 6: Tagai and Kareg in their canoe by Gizu from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912)
  11. Drawing 7: The Moon with a halo, Kubuwai, by Gizu from Mabuiag (from Haddon, Cambridge University Press, 1912)
  12. Diagram 1: Orion and Taurus
  13. Diagram 2: Area of sky covered by the Tagai
  14. Diagram 3: Western Constellations involved in the Seven Sisters stories
  15. Diagram 4: Scorpius
  16. Diagram 5: Constellations and Kin Ties of Aranda/Luritja (N.T.) People
  17. Diagram 6: Capricornus, Aquila, Cygnus, Lyra, Ophiuchus and Hercules
  18. Diagram 7: Kin Ties represented by stars among the Booyong (Vic.) People
  19. The Milky Way, Millingimbi
  20. The Milky Way and Coal Sack, Oenpelli
  21. The Milky Way, Groote Eylandt
  22. The Milky Way, Yirrkala
  23. Orion and the Pleiades, Yirrkala
  24. Orion and the Pleiades, Millingimbi
  25. Orion and the Pleiades, Groote Eylandt
  26. The Magellan Clouds, Yirrkala
  27. (Above) The Magellan Clouds, Groote Eylandt
  28. (Left) The Southern Cross and Pointers, Yirrkala
  29. The Morning Stars, Oenpelli
  30. The Sun Woman, Groote Eylandt
  31. Venus, Jupiter and their Children, Groote Eyland
  32. The Sun Woman, Yirrkala
  33. The Moon Man, Yirrkala
  34. The Moon Man, Millingimbi
  35. The Moon Man, Groote Eylandt
  36. The Southern Cross, Groote Eylandt
  37. The Pointers, Groote Eylandt
  38. The Southern Cross, Oenpelli
  39. The Crab, Groote Eylandt
  40. Walagugu and the Tjirupun, Oenpelli
  41. The Scorpion, Yirrkala
  42. The Scorpions, Groote Eylandt
  43. The Opossum Man, Kapali, Oenpelli
  44. The Crocodile, the Opossum and the Ibis Men, Yirrkala