In myths and songs, Hairypeople were understood as human-like but uncivilised. Different responses to them in two Warlpiri communities show how colonisation has changed these monsters too.
A monstrous worm that features in English mythology shares remarkable similarities with the watery serpents of Indigenous stories.
A new study suggests skilled storytellers may have greater reproductive success than others.
Indigenous people recorded stories that provide much detail about eruptions in Australia. They can help us date natural events in the past and are legitimate sources of scientific information.