Flashcards in Aboriginal Spirituality Deck (6)
What is the dreaming?
Underpins all beliefs and practices, and defines all relationships and responsibilities – important for aboriginal people.
How is the dreaming communicated?
Art, song, dance, story and ritual.
What are the 4 categories of The Dreaming?
Origins of the Universe, Sacred sites, Stories of the Dreaming and Symbolism & art
Why is diversity important for the Dreaming?
• Keeps Aboriginal culture alive
• Different stories and laws are told and expressed within different nations and boundaries
• Dreaming binds different kinship groups together
Why is the dreaming important?
Shapes identity, connection to land, underpins beliefs, metatemporal