An Analysis Of Ancestor's Dreaming

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The Aborigine understanding of the Earth’s creation, the Dreaming, truly entrances me. The Dreaming consists of a legend of supernatural beings, Ancestors, essentially molding the Earth and leaving signs of their presence behind. What is fascinating to me about this tradition is that, for such an isolated group of people, it seems to reconcile with cultural and social differences. The understanding that different tribes, customs, and societies all exist as a result of Ancestor’s deliberate actions creates not only the acceptance of diversity, but the celebration of differences all as products of a higher power. The tradition also demands a great respect and admiration of the Earth, as every lake, river, and mountain is product of God’s
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