The story of two girls who ate the forbidden fruit called munydjutj.
Author's note: (Note: It is believed that if a person eats the fruit "Munydjutj" and a totemic sea serpent smells the odour, he becomes very angry, either killing the person concerned, or making him sick, or sometimes causig thunder storms and a great deal of lightning).
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Language:Aboriginal Gupapuyngu, English
Text in Gupapuyngu language with English translation.
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