Essays Tagged: "Dreamtime"

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

maintenance of 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 comp ...

(4 pages) 114 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The importance of land/country to australian aboriginals.

cably bound to the land."For Indigenous Australians the land is the core of all spirituality." (, 2003, p.1). All land is important in some way, but some places are more sacred tha ... red than others. These 'sacred sites' are usually places where important events happened during the Dreamtime, the name given to the Aboriginal creation myth.Dreamtime (known as tjurpa) cannot be sepa ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australian Aboriginal Culture before the arrival of the europeans.

nd. They developed an amazing religion that is based on the fact that everything was created in the Dreamtime, the time before time began. The Aboriginals connect their origins with the Dreamtime. The ... ble to communicate with important tribes.The aboriginals found all of their food from the land. The dreamtime laws affected which foods were eaten and which were left alone. As the dreamtime stories d ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

This essay can be used as a book report of My Place, by Sally Morgan, or as an example of written history vs individual memory

and and been a hunter and a gatherer. I'd never participated in corroborees or heard stories of the Dreamtime. I'd lived all my life in Suburbia and told everyone I was Indian. I hardly knew any Abori ...

(7 pages) 75 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Land occupies a distinctive time and place in the cultural experience of Australians, indigenous and non-indigenous

Namatjira with "Palm Valley," Sidney Nolan with "Kelly at the Mine" and Trevor Nickolls with "From Dreamtime to machine time."One artist who chose to reflect emotional aspects relating to the interac ...

(3 pages) 40 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Dreamtime - AboriginalStory of creation & Earth Dying, Earth Reborn

A basic understanding of the concept of "the Dreamtime" or Creation period is an important part of recognizing the inextricable bond traditional ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

I Am, You are, We are Australian

elves with these Australian qualities and culture.The first stanza of this song starts off with the Dreamtime and the introduction of an Aboriginal as he watches the arrival of the first ships on the ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Aboriginal Spirituality: Your task is to basically find out about aboriginal spirituality and how it is inter woven and given meaning to the native inhabitants of Australi. By Brent Doolan

ss the plain creating the seasons, the mountains and valleys, rivers and seas. There have been many dreamtime stories that have been told such as; The Taragabba Mundi story - which was the creation of ... non-Aboriginals, their oral tradition appears to be one of considerable subtlety and complexity.The Dreamtime is often used to describe the time when the earth and humans and animals were created. The ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Discuss the Aboriginal people's unique relationship to the landscape.

the eruption of volcanoes as well as the very first arrival of man on this continent.The Aboriginal Dreamtime is that part of aboriginal culture which explains the origins and culture of the land and ... ts people. Aborigines have the longest continuous cultural history of any group of people on Earth. Dreamtime is Aboriginal Religion and Culture. The Dreamtime contains many parts: It is the story of ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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(33 pages) 250 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Aboriginal cooking methods, Aboriginal dreaming, Aboriginals in jail and custody

mply a piece of wire to hole pieces of meat or dough over red coals.Aboriginal DreamingAlthough the Dreamtime was in the past, it is the Aborigines religion & culture that rules them today. The sa ... is the Aborigines religion & culture that rules them today. The saying, 'As it was done in the Dreamtime, so it must be done today,' dominates all aspects of the Aboriginals lifestyle & actio ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Symbols In Aboriginal Religion

gns wrought by Ancestors. In this tradition, sculptures paintings, dances and songs relating to the Dreamtime are repeating the work of Ancestors, thus keeping the world alive. In conclusion, traditio ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays

Aboriginal Dreamtime: Aboriginal Beliefs

Shaun Costigan 10KA Mr. MusciAboriginal dreamtimeAboriginals felt as if the land was there mother, it supplied enjoyment shelter and food, i ... their spirit returns to there totems and chooses a woman to then be reborn into a child once again.Dreamtime is where the stories were made, the beginning of time. Their stories have morals and are l ... re traditionally handed down orally and must be mastered by the teller, a "custodian" of the story. Dreamtime stories existed long, long ago back to their earliest ancestors, where they first begun, t ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Dreams and dreaming

in order to placate or harry the malicious malignant spirits who are hostile to the subject Dreamtime of the Aboriginees is a primal state which embraces the creation of the world at the very ... culture of the world. The Shaman is known as the Karadji. To become a shaman you are killed in the dreamtime, he is then chosen by the spirits of the dreamtime who throw an invisible force which tran ...

(2 pages) 553 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


Guinea in the north.The Abotigines spoke many different langues, told wonderful stories about the "DREAMTIME" and painted pictures of them on the walles of caves.They lived in small familygroups, hun ...

(2 pages) 813 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Relationship between Aboriginal law and state and commonwealth law.

at the two are and how they work. Aboriginal law originates from a long time ago. It's based on the Dreamtime. Even though there are many different tribes and clans, they are all based on the Dreamtim ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Aboriginal Religion, Spirituality and Beliefs

activity. One is the daily objective activity, the other is an infinite spiritual cycle called the "dreamtime", more real than reality itself. The going ons of the dreamtime is what establishes the sy ... e that some of their people posses(ed) unusaual spiritual powers, because they had contact with the dreamtime, or the dreaming as they prefer it to be named, or "the Everywhen".The dreaming, in the ey ...

(7 pages) 13 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Kinship of Australian Aborigines

they were thought to be about 400,000 strong (, 2008). In Aborigines civilization, Dreamtime is crucial to their culture. Dreamtime is relevant to every aspect of their lives. Dreamti ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology