From Kook Science

Origin Gumbaynggir (Nimboy) Aboriginal name
Country Australia
Region(s) New South Wales

Myngawin is a cryptid of the New South Wales region in Australia, the name used by the Gumbaynggir (Nimboy) Aboriginals to describe "a ghost" that is "supposed to be a wild hairy man wandering about the bush on the tops of the mountains, but is perfectly harmless and only frightens people."[1]


  1. Brown, F. (1900-10-22), Carroll, ed., "The Nimboy Tribe", Science of Man: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Society of Australasia 3 (8): 151,