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Indigenous Culture Web Site Reviews

April 3, 2016 | Author: | Posted in biology, life sciences

Indigenous Culture Website Review

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1 ) Web site 1 URL : www .dreamtime .net .au /indigenous /culture .cfm 2 ) Name of Indigenous culture /religion presented in Web site : Indigenous Australians

3 ) Consider the examples of roles and observances held sacred by these people . Is this practice being kept alive

From the webpage , we can derive the statement that the Dreaming did not end with the arrival of Europeans but simply entered into a new phase ‘ By the fact that the Aborigines still exist today , we can surmise that their [banner_entry_middle]

practices before are being kept alive today . The existence of the Aborigines bring with it the Dreaming which is a complex network of knowledge , faith and practices that derive from stories of Creation , and which dominates all spiritual and physical aspects of Aboriginal life

4 ) Has the culture /religion evolved over time

Yes

5 ) If the culture /religion still lives , how has Western culture changed it

With the arrival of the Europeans , the aborigines have had contact with missions and missionaries , and these contributed to the suppression of their cultural practices and languages which changed their lives in one way or the other

6 ) Who authored this site ? Do you think the content of the site is authentic

This site is authored by the government ‘s Australia Museum . Being a government website , this could be authentic and official

7 ) Name one interesting fact you learned from this Web site

One interesting fact is that the Dreaming is similar with Christianity ‘s Creation

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1 ) Web site 2 URL : www .trinity .wa .edu .au /piduffyrc /indig /default .htm

2 ) Name of Indigenous culture /religion presented in Web site Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders

3 ) Consider the examples of roles and observances held sacred by these people . Is this practice being kept alive

The belief that a person is one with nature is one primary aspect that is visible in the lives of Aborigines and Torres Islanders . What happens with nature bring with it a similar fate to the indigenous people , hence they take care of the environment and even worship it

4 ) Has the culture /religion evolved over time

Yes

5 ) If the culture /religion still lives , how has Western culture changed it

With the arrival of civilization , mining and land use greatly affected their homes and their lands leading to the destruction of some of their worshipping site and holy places

6 ) Who authored this site ? Do you think the content of the site is authentic

Trinity College Faculty . Yes , because of the fact that this is a college website

7 ) Name one interesting fact you learned from this Web site

The indigenous people ‘s respect for nature is similar to other practices of other indigenous cultures around the world ________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________

1 ) Web site 3 URL http /environment .harvard .edu /religion /religion /indigenous /index .html

2 ) Name of Indigenous culture /religion presented in Web site : Native American indigenous people

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