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‘Aboriginal’

Totemism in the lives of Aboriginal

  

  

  

The ancient natives lived in direct contact with nature, rather, They saw themselves as part of the natural world, where the animals, plants, and they were a single entity. Sky also belonged to this world. Always close to them, is it just a little taller than the tallest tree, It was "home" mighty creatures, heroes, That, Tired of his earthly labors, lived there in the form of stars.

The Milky Way seemed Path, by which these creatures move. The sun was seen a woman with a flaming torch, and the moon-man with a torch modest; they made light of the world. The southern aurora alleged blood, shed by the people in the great battles, and the falling stars and meteorites-sticks for making fire, that someone threw in a wizard-witch, clearly wanting to kill him.

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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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