Following are some selected articles by people of Aboriginal decent or by researchers, published at https://EzineArticles.com and republished here with permission.
- Aboriginal Art – One of the Oldest Art Forms in the World Becoming Commercial – By Michiel Van Kets 2009
Without a doubt, Australian Aboriginal Art is a form of art that has had a huge impact around the world. Robert Hughes is a prominent art critic and long time writer for Time Magazine and describes Aboriginal Art as the ‘last great art movement’.
- Aboriginal Artist – The Modern Day Aboriginal Artist – By Malcom Gruca 2012
Australian Aboriginal paintings will always be considered as a brilliant type of modern art. It is an important section of the oldest cultural traditions in the world.
- Aboriginal Culture In Australia – Experience Aboriginal Culture in Australia – By Jennifer Schillington 2009
As part of your trip to Australia, you must make sure you experience some Aboriginal Culture.
- Aboriginal Identity – A Story About Aboriginal Identity – By Richard Dacker 2010
My Aboriginal Identity. My story begins as a descendant of the original inhabitants of Australia; I am Aboriginal, with a mixture of English and Dutch heritage.
- Australian Aboriginal Art – Australian Aboriginal Art – Hiding Deep Sacred Mysteries – By Bronwyn Ferguson 2011
Aboriginal art, in particular the dot painting style, has become associated closely with Australian art world wide, and is a popular addition to Australian art galleries and many private collections.
- Australian Aboriginal Culture – Defining Australia: Australian Aboriginal Culture – By Wiputri Setiawan 2017
As we know there are many countries with many kind of cultures inside it. Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people involve religion, social habits, music, arts and the others.
- Boomarangs – Returning Boomerangs – Boomerang Training Trio – 3 Wing Boomerangs – By Kent Saint John 2010
Have you seen those amazing 3-winged boomerangs flying over the crowd at gun shows, sportsman’s shows, festivals, home and garden shows, etc. and they come back to the thrower every time?
- Demolishing the Myths – Aboriginal Tribes’ Development – Demolishing The Myths – By Wendy Ittensohn 2014
The aboriginal or First Nations peoples of Australia have long been surrounded by myth and prejudice.
- Didgeridoos – Didgeridoos are one of the oldest musical instruments known to man. – By Michael S Moriarty 2012
Didgeridoos are made from a naturally hollowed out, (by native ants), trunk of a young tree or the bran
- First Settlers – Australian Aborigines – The First Settlers – By Michael Russell 2006
The literal translation of the word “Aborigine” is “the people who were here from the beginning”. A second translation, not as literal, is “native”. While there are no early written records of their history, archaeologists have found pictorials on rock all over Australia and the Aborigines themselves have handed down oral history for many generations.
- History of Australia – The History of Australia – By Sunil Tanna – 2007
The first humans are believed to have arrived in Australia over 40,000 years ago. These people arrived via land-bridges and/or sea crossings from Southeast Asia, and became the indigenous people known as “aborigines”.
- How Did They – How Did The Australian Aborigine Get To Australia? – By John Prytz 2013
What would become the Australian Aborigines* arrived in Australia a minimum of 40,000 years ago, perhaps as long ago as 60,000 years ago. To get to Australia, from mankind’s (as in Homo sapiens) birthplace, eastern Africa, requires getting one’s feet wet. There just is no getting around that fact.
- Kunwinjku Painters – Kunwinjku Painters – Dream Time Image Custodians – By Ian S. Newnham 2009
How to get full value from your visit to Kakadu. Some years ago when I first went to Kakadu an acquaintance pointed out an old indigenous man in a baseball cap and in a hushed voice whispered to me ‘He is a painter’.
- Scenic Desert Royalty – Kings Canyon – Scenic Desert Royalty – By Gavin Wyatt 2008
The harsh desert landscapes of the ‘red centre’ of Australia are as unforgiving and brutal as they are beautiful. Stretching as far as the eye can see are miles and miles of sunbaked earth,
- Spiritual Lessons – What Spiritual Lessons Can We Learn From Australian Aborigine Culture? – By Stephen Russell-Lacy 2012
It has been suggested that the Australian Aborigine is primitive and uneducated; an animist who uses ritual to win the favour of the spirits controlling food, shelter, and fertility and to ward off malevolent forces.
- Story Time Dream Time – Story Time, Dream Time – A Journey Into the Outback of Aboriginal Australia – By Nancy Binzen 2009
Some of the oldest storytellers on the planet are Aboriginal Australians, whose stories go back thousands and thousands of years. The people themselves trace their ancestry to the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades, who came down to Earth long before humans appeared in what is called the Dreamtime.
- Symbols in Aboriginal Art – Symbols Were a Part of Aboriginal Art to Communicate the Story of the Lives – By Kenth A Bender 2013
Every Symbol Tells a Story
Aborigine Art symbols are used in different art forms to relate the stories of their history and culture. Aborigine artists use symbols like curved and straight lines, dots and circles which have different meanings depending on their context.