Catherine "Katie" Langloh Parker (1 May 1856 – 27 March 1940) was born at Australia and lived in New South Wales. She is well-known for recording the folk stories of the Aboriginal people. Her collection was one of the first attempts of researching Aboriginal people's folk, beliefs and short stories of north-west New South Wales. She is best known by her books such an “Australian Legendary Tales”, “Tales of the Dreamtime”, “Wise Women of the Dreamtime” and other. “The Mayamah” is one of numerous Australian legends collected by Catherine Parker narrating about appearing one of the famous mountains near Beemery. Now it is a place where are to be found stones or mayamahs of great beauty, striped and marked and coloured as were the men painted. Read the ancient legend of Australian culture if you want to know about those unknown figures.