Essays Tagged: "Australian Aborigines"

The Death and Dying Practices of the Australian Aborigines

The Death and Dying Beliefs of Australian AboriginesAlthough the Aborigines are often classified as a primitive race whose religion ... ted to the ancestor's loss of immortality or of his original paradisal situation (Eliade, 1973).The Australian ritual re-enactment of the "Creation" has a striking parallel in post-Vedic India. The br ... r parts of the world, as well varieties not practiced anywhere else. Although these rites vary, all Australian Aborigines share many fundamental ideas about death and its relationship to life.The most ...

(14 pages) 241 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Evalutation of management strategies essay

ale from local to global. (See diagram)Fire stick farming was a traditional method commonly used by Australian Aborigines. Their objective is to make ?game? more accessible or to herd/trap animals. Th ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Aboriginal Rights

The rights of the Australian Aborigines are an important and ongoing issue of Australia. The referendum of 1967 gave A ... ferendum of 1967 gave Aborigines rights that had been denied for almost 180 years, inclusion in the Australian census and the right to vote. That however, was only the beginning. Since that historic v ... continued to build the bridge of understanding and acceptance between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians.The Mabo Decision of 1992 and the Native Title Act of 1993 are both of high significance ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Section 127 of the Australian Constitution

the word aborigines refers to any people whose ancestors were the first people to live in a country.Australian aborigines are the native people of Australia. Most scientists believe that they originat ... years ago. In 2001 the population of aborigines and Torres Straits Islanders was 265,000. 2% of the Australian population as a whole and slightly less the estimated aboriginal population of 750,000 at ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Marginalised groups in society are often forced to collude with the dominant culture's practices and beliefs in order to survive in a world of unequal power relations. Discuss with NO SUGAR

l society, they are forced to collude with the dominant culture's practices in order to survive. In Australian history, Aborigines were marginalised by paternalistic, oppressive policies instituted si ... ial society. In No Sugar, Jack Davis aims to accurately reflect the marginalisation and indignities Australian Aborigines suffered at the hands of European Australians; and the extent to which Aborigi ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Aboriginal Society Pre Settlement

Broome (1994:10) believes that this may be increased to 120,000 years, either way there is no doubt Australian Aborigines were the original inhabitants of a previously uninhabited continent. Early ant ... f change, rather than its traditional uninterrupted form. Broome (1994:15) argued that the lives of Australian aborigines were shaped by their dreamtime stories; these were both an explanation of how ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alternative Views of Origin Of Life (Different cultures)

onments at the same time, the organisms that were created have not changed nor are they related¬Australian Aborigines believe that ancestral beings created the world a long time ago in a period kn ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

About boomerang and how to throw it

mple wooden tool which is used for different purposes. As I told before it is primarily assigned to Australian Aborigines. The oldest so far, was found in a cave in Poland and it is believed to be abo ...

(2 pages) 9 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Austrailian aborigines

Australian Aborigines Prior to the colonization of Australia by the British in the late 1600's, larg ... word "the people who were here from the beginning" (Internet, Aboriginal history and culture). The Australian Aborigines occupied the entire Australian continent, which included the large island of T ... thing else in site. The Ayers rock was recently given back to the Aborigines, October 1985, but the Australian government has control over the tourism that takes place there.The legislation regarding ...

(8 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

No sugar

The play, No Sugar by Jack Davis seeks to expose the racist attitudes faced by Australian Aborigines at the hands of white authority whilst also promoting the strength of the Abor ... ng a play that manipulates theatrical and narrative that provides a different view of early Western Australian history. It acts well as a reversionary text challenging that of common belief with good ...

(7 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Sport And Race

y and Sport 4. Race Logic in Sport: Recent Examples 5. Australia and its native people 6. Sport and Australian aborigines 7. Types of Racism 8. Mechanism of Dealing with Racism 9. Stacking 10. Interna ... ' colonised territories.RACE LOGIC IN SPORT: RECENT EXAMPLES I will mainly provide US examples here Australian examples will follow.1. In the 1980s Arthur Ashe could name places where he could not pla ...

(14 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


Aborigines When the white people first came to Australia, about 300.000 Australian Aborigines were living there, in about 600 different groups or tribes.They came to Austra ... . Many of them were poisend or shot. Many more died from white men's illnesses, like smallpox.White Australians had no interest in th Aborigines and did nothing to help them. But the Aborigines will n ... culture and lots of the Aborigines became alcoholic.Now the Aborigines make up about 1.5 percent of Australian's population.From the 1970s on a lot of money was spent to give a better education and he ...

(2 pages) 869 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Stereotyping is Helpful, Prejudice is Harmful. Critical Discussion in Regard to Aborigines

an lead to discrimination. Examples of harmful prejudice are the racial prejudice shown towards the Australian Aborigines and the different kinds of prejudice being old fashioned prejudice and modern ... tereotypes, and how helpful they are in information processing.Prejudice and discrimination against Australian Aborigines has been, and continues to be a major social problem in Australia. A study has ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An essay on bushfires as natural hazards

ent occurrence in Australia.Since the last Ice Age, bushfires have influencedthe development of the Australian land. Fires arean essential element in some Australian ecosystems,which need the intense ... stems,which need the intense heat of bushfires torelease the seeds from plants and replenishgrowth. Australian Aborigines used fires to assistthem in their hunting activities. It is believedthat the f ...

(2 pages) 3960 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography