Essays Tagged: "Aboriginal"

Aborigial spirituality

The significance and meaning of the Dreaming is central to Aboriginal spirituality. Each Aboriginal group is connected with the Dreaming and is aware its uniqu ... boriginal group is connected with the Dreaming and is aware its unique identity is derived from it. Aboriginals today, continue to emerge from the Dreaming, yet they are still intensely connected with ... yet they are still intensely connected with it till this day. The Dreaming includes all aspects of Aboriginal life, and because of the vast scale it encompasses, it is a challenging task to link it e ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Aboriginal resistance in australia.

Resistance of the Aboriginal people.Resistance by Aboriginal Australians to the European invasion, led by Cook, was fi ... ing colonists and the Indigenous Peoples of Australia.Here are the names of some of the most famous Aboriginal resistance fighters:Pemulway - who fought for 12 years before being assassinated by bount ... ling Rivers and were in the process of ferrying sheep across, when they were attacked by a group of Aboriginal warriors. They opened fire and reported killing 5 or 6 warriors and wounding many more.On ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aboriginal Awareness, a look at the culture of Australian aboriginals.

Growing Awareness ofAboriginal CultureCulture, according to the Macquarie Dictionary, is the sum total of ways of living ... ngs which is transmitted from one generation to another.At contact there was no single, homogeneous Aboriginal society, groups differed in aspects of their cultural and social organisations.Existence ... f myths, song lines and exchange cycles that extended over hundreds of kilometres.The Dreamtime, or Aboriginal Dreaming, refers to stories about the creation period. It is part of a complex system of ...

(4 pages) 114 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Belief Systems & Spirituality.

ESSAY (Aboriginal Belief Systems & Spirituality)Religion informs every aspect of Aboriginal life, givin ... human beings and their place in that environment and of relations between people. The foundation of Aboriginal religious belief if the "Dreaming." The dreaming is a complicated concept with multiple m ... belief if the "Dreaming." The dreaming is a complicated concept with multiple meanings but for the Aboriginal people, the dreaming represents the beginning of life and nature, the beginning of all pa ...

(3 pages) 112 0 2.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Education.

Aboriginal EducationEducation in Australia for teenage Aboriginal people is a big issue for the Gove ... l people is a big issue for the Government of Australia and has been for sometime. Large numbers of Aboriginal young people will risk long term unemployment upon leaving school if the current rate at ... ustralia have the worst year 12 retention rate in the country of 20%. A study has shown that 37% of Aboriginal students are regularly truant and 8% are not even enrolled in any school. Their achieveme ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Aboriginal art market

Has the success of the Aboriginal art market 'exploited' and 'corrupted' Aboriginal culture?Aboriginal art has always been ... loited' and 'corrupted' Aboriginal culture?Aboriginal art has always been about the heritage of the Aboriginal people. Their images convey stories about their country, their religious ceremonies, thei ... vey stories about their country, their religious ceremonies, their past and their Dreaming.Recently Aboriginal art has boomed within the art market, not only in Australia but overseas also. Auction sa ...

(1 pages) 42 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Aboriginal History: Reconciliation.

Since European settlement, Aboriginal History has been a spiral of mistreatment and death. I believe that the Australian Govern ... ralian Government should say "sorry" is because of:1. Reserves.2. Missions.3. Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths.In 1883, the Aborigines Protection Board was set up in New South Wales. It's purpo ... es. It's purpose was to 'smooth the pillow of the dying race' and thus hasten the extinction of the Aboriginal people. Two of the methods used were Missions and Reserves.A Reserve was an area of land ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Representation in Film.

materials. As an artist, Tracey Moffatt has produced several films which deal with the politics of Aboriginality and make sure that the viewer is an active audience member. As a member of the Austral ... the Australian Aboriginal community herself, Tracey Moffatt expresses her ideas and thoughts about Aboriginality through her commended works. I will look at two of Tracey's films and discuss the majo ...

(10 pages) 64 0 3.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms

The European settlers saw Aboriginals as children and decided that they needed to be looked after, hence, paternalism. From th ... century, the Aborigines Protection Board controlled their lives.Europeans settlers wanted to change Aboriginal cultures and traditions. They attempted to do this by introducing the Policy of Protectio ... and traditions. They attempted to do this by introducing the Policy of Protection in 1909, allowing Aboriginal children to be taken from their parents and be put into institutions or European Families ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal day of mourning and protests on Australia day January 26, 1938: The events and reasons for the protests.

wever, it is also recognised as a day of mourning for the invasion and dispossession of Australia's Aboriginal people.The Centenary in 1888 was a proud celebration of British and Australian achievemen ... d the celebrated events but their absence went unnoticed by mainstream Australians. By 1938 though, Aboriginal people in Sydney were becoming more organised in their political activities. Bill Ferguso ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Rights

y the beginning. Since that historic vote, many changes have occurred furthering the recognition of Aboriginal rights. The Mabo Decision including the Native Title Act in 1992/3, the Bringing Them Hom ... 6 in 1998 are only some of these changes and all contributed in their own way to the recognition of Aboriginal rights since 1967. It is nonetheless clear that all of these changes have continued to bu ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms

Since the Federation until very recently, government policy relating to Aboriginal people has been designed and implemented by non-Aboriginal people. The common justificati ... as repealed in 1967.In 1902, women in NSW were granted the right to vote, but this did not apply to Aboriginal women. And when compulsory voting was introduced in NSW in 1929, Aboriginal people were s ... eir personal finances and their child rearing practices.The NSW Aborigines Welfare Board controlled Aboriginal lives until the 1960s, pursuing policies that are now acknowledged as having contributed ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Aboriginal Experience – Struggles For Rights And Freedom

The Aboriginal Experience - Struggles For Rights And Freedom"Throughout the second half of the twentieth ... erience - Struggles For Rights And Freedom"Throughout the second half of the twentieth century many Aboriginal people have experienced struggles for rights and freedoms." The struggle for Aboriginal a ... Islander Land Rights is the longest-running political conflict in Australia's history. The issue of Aboriginal land rights in Australia has existed for over 200 years, and the process still has some w ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Customary Law

Recognition Of Aboriginal Customary Law 1.0 Consideration of Basic Questions On the 9th February 1977, the then Fed ... n Law Reform commission question: Whether it would be desirable to apply either in whole or in part Aboriginal customary law to Aboriginies, either generally or in particular areas or to those living ... e went on to specify particular questions ? namely, whether existing courts should be able to apply Aboriginal customary law to Aboriginies, and whether Aboriginal communities should have the power to ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Aboriginal Dreamtime: Aboriginal Beliefs

Shaun Costigan 10KA Mr. MusciAboriginal dreamtimeAboriginals felt as if the land was there mother, it supplied enjoyment shelter ... nd was there mother, it supplied enjoyment shelter and food, it basically supplied there needs. The aboriginals believed that spirits were among them, there were good and evil spirits and they gave co ... gs, this was like a moral for there tales, a guideline for their children that they believed in.The aboriginals handed down totems to identify ones connection with there tribe/family. A totem is somet ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aborginal History

Including Aboriginal History in The Canadian Curriculum In the past several years there have been rema ... In the past several years there have been remarkable changes in the administration and content of Aboriginal education in Canada. The introduction of the Indian Control of Indian Education by the Na ... re is a much needed revision in our nation's history, inorder to illustrate the significance of the Aboriginal culture in our society. The most obvious way to integrate First Nation's history i ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Aboriginal Religion, Spirituality and Beliefs

Aboriginals believe in two forms of time; two parallel streams of activity. One is the daily objecti ... ing ons of the dreamtime is what establishes the symbols, values and laws of Aborginal society. The Aboriginals also belive that some of their people posses(ed) unusaual spiritual powers, because they ... or the dreaming as they prefer it to be named, or "the Everywhen".The dreaming, in the eyes of the Aboriginals , was the time of creation. The ancestors and spirits forged the world that is around us ...

(7 pages) 13 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Film Study

By insisting ‘Ten Canoes’ (Rolf de Heer, 2006) have all its diegetic dialogue in the Aboriginal dialect of ganalbingu, writer and co – director Rolf de Heer has made a subtle state ... ir language, their culture and their lives, rather than confronting the usual media presentation of Aboriginals as victims of colonial aggression, disrespect and maltreatment.When discussing the seemi ...

(5 pages) 1974 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Aboriginal Human Rights

Aboriginal Human RightsAboriginal people are very passionate about their culture and traditions and ... ury there have been several brutal protests that promote a negative, violent appearance towards all Aboriginals. In order to advance within society and claim land that is rightfully theirs, Natives ha ... nd writing threatening letters to the government. The Canadian government found ways to deceive the Aboriginals and get through loopholes to avoid granting reasonable wishes and staying true to their ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Residential Schools

or over a century, more than 150,000 First Nations children in Canada attended residential schools. Aboriginal children across the country were stripped from their families and communities, and they w ... e. The mandatory attendance of First Nations children in residential schools led to a major loss of Aboriginal languages in Canada, and this loss is a major cause of cultural destruction.In the 19th c ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative