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What is the Aboriginal Dreamtime?
Australian Aboriginal peoples believe that the world began with The Dreaming. Stories of The Dreaming tell how the spirits of departed ancestors created humans and the natural world. But Aboriginal peoples believe that The Dreaming is not only in the past. Rather, it has continued into the present, providing values and laws to live by, and will stretch into eternity. By uniting the past, present, and future and linking people with the land and each other, The Dreaming is the very foundation of Aboriginal life. It should be noted that “The Dreaming” is the English term for an Aboriginal concept. Each Aboriginal language group has its own term for The Dreaming.
Popular Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories
Aboriginal Dreamtime stories are one of the most important aspects of Indigenous culture. We have compiled some of the most popular stories right here for parents and educators who are looking to online sources to discover these stories.
Aboriginal Art & Culture
According to Aboriginal belief, all life as it is today - Human, Animal, Bird and Fish is part of one vast unchanging network of relationships which can be traced to the great spirit ancestors of the Dreamtime.
ABC Splash Digital Books
Dust Echoes is a series of twelve beautifully animated Dreamtime stories from Central Arnhem Land, telling stories of love, loyalty, duty to country and Aboriginal custom and law.
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Britannica School Encyclopaedia Britannica has hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.