With the aid of the Dreamtime snake, the Wandjina descended and spent their Dreamtime creating, teaching and being Gods to the Aboriginals whom they created. They descended into the earth and since then, have lived at the bottom of the water source associated with each of the paintings.
Could it not be that the Aboriginal people of the time were simply telling of events as they saw them and how they understood them at the time?
Perhaps one day we will uncover the answers to these intriguing questions.
Some believe that the extraterrestrials even played a direct role in creation, which is reflected not only in the Dreamtime stories of the Aboriginals but also the myths and legends of many ancient civilizations around the world.
One could be forgiven for thinking that there is indeed a remarkable similarity between the Wandjinas and the stereotypical image of an extraterrestrial which we see time and again in art, movies and witness accounts.
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Introduction Types Characteristics Dating History/Chronology Ubirr Rock Art (Northern Australia) Burrup Peninsula Rock Art (Western Australia) Bradshaw Rock Paintings (Western Australia) Sydney Rock Engravings (NSW) Collections Hand Stencil Painting. Handprints and cupules are believed to constitute the oldest forms of aboriginal parietal art in Australia, dating perhaps to 40,000 BCE.
For example, those that spoke of huge mammals walking the Earth were once considered fantasy.
But discoveries of animal fossils belonging to ‘mega fauna’ including giant mammals confirmed that these stories were accounts of real life events, passed down by generations over tens of thousands of years.
Here, traditional Aboriginal law and culture are still active and alive.