An Aboriginal Australian Myth: ‘The Rainbow Snake’

Chris Knight: An Aboriginal Australian Myth: ‘The Rainbow Snake’ 10 March 2015

Chris Knight

An Aboriginal Australian Myth: ‘The Rainbow Snake’
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 18:45

Chris Knight will be drawing on Claude Levi-Strauss' classic work, 'Mythologiques', to analyse a version of the Aboriginal Australian story of the Rainbow Snake.

Chris Knight discussed and interpreted a version of myth of the Rainbow Snake. Chris Knight is the founder of the Radical Anthropology Group and author of Blood Relations: Menstruation and the origins of culture (1995), he has published numerous articles including: Social conditions for the evolutionary emergence of language (2011, with Camilla Power), Lévi-Strauss and the dragon: Mythologiques reconsidered in the light of an Australian Aboriginal myth (1983).

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