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In the 'Mura-mura' legends of southern Australia these ideas are so interwoven that they can scarcely be untangled.
A few of the legends relate that the Mura-mura also created the totem animals, or transformed themselves into the latter.
Thus the Dieri were said to have a fable to the effect that Mura-Mura, "the creator," enjoined totemism, to regulate marriage.
Later, Mr. Howitt learned that "in the plural form Mura-Mura means the deceased ancestors themselves."
Mr. Gason, an initiated man, says that he (Mura-Mura) made men out of Lizards.