This is one of three murals originally painted on Walker Wall at Pomona College by students from the Ancient Astronomical Cosmology seminar. This particular mural was created by students led by Sue Lin Hilbert. It depicts an Aboriginal Creation myth, in which the Ancestors walk across the newly made earth, singing and leaving a trail across Australia linking the Dreamings together. Above is the blue river in the sky, which the Aborigines identified with the Milky Way, and fish in the river indicate bright stars important in the early Australian sky lore. (Myth from: Chatwin, B., "The Songlines", 1987, p. 58).
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