‘Aboriginals of Australia’

Rituals, magic and sorcery of the Australian Aborigines

  

  

Any death, addition to the natural extinction of old people and the death of soldiers, in Aboriginal Australia, considered as the result of hostile forces. This is a necessary consequence of the belief in magic. People believed, that death could only be called magic, sends another person or spirit.

This death demanded vengeance, and nothing could prevent the punishment of the guilty. That has to be a man, had quarreled with the deceased or zadevshy it any other way, or just jealous. Learning guilty on several grounds, him exiled group avengers, but the problem could be solved by a special agreement with the guilty party.

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Aboriginal music and dance, корробори

Aborigines find many simple pleasures in everyday life, that helped create a lot of their good mood and generally cheerful disposition. The joy of life is reflected in the music and dancing, called corroboree, which are usually not associated with any rites and therefore were not constrained by the framework of the ritual.

In these dances depicting scenes from everyday life, played out the whole presentation, simulate the phenomena of nature and various events.

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Language of the Australian Aborigines

In the performance and accomplishment of corroboree ritual ceremonies for Aboriginal self-expression using a variety of art forms, than increased emotional performance. The rest of the time people were talking through the normal speech.

The number of spoken languages ​​have been enormous, and amounted to, probably, six. And they all had a general similarity, except for, perhaps, Tasmanian several languages.

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