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1. The Pleiades in Aboriginal Mythology [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Workshop Vol 5 No 3 (Sep 1983) Home | Issue Contents The Pleiades in Aboriginal Mythology J. E. AITCHISON Recently I began some investigations into the possibility that Aboriginal myths might have some synonymity with the myths of other cultures. My initial intent was to draw on Aboriginal myths related to the planets and major constellations and try to find parallels. For my primary source of data I have been using an exceptionally well-presented anthology of Aboriginal stories called Australian Dreaming.(1 ) The path of my research led me into the realm of catastrophism because much of the content of Aboriginal myth has to do with geographic and climatic change: there is no slow ...
2. Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 1998:1 (June 1998) Home | Issue Contents Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre http://aboriginalart.com.au Welcome to Pwerte Marnte Marnte Aboriginal Corporation Australian Aboriginal Art Gallery. Our Gallery is one of the oldest and largest in Alice Springs. Each week many paintings are sold in our ... and on the Internet. Art subjects includes: Milkyway Dreaming, Water Dreaming, Seven Sisters, Milky Way Dreaming, and Snake Dreaming. [For examples, see the back cover of this issue of SIS Internet Digest - Ed.]. Background information includes: Translation of Dreaming; Journey of the Creator Ancestors; Concept of Time. ...
... length or in a critical manner, attributes the Swastika to the Neolithic period of Europe, and in this more than likely, he is correct. Professor Virohow's opinion as to the antiquity of the hill of Hissarlik, wherein Dr, Schlieman found so many Swastikas, should be considered in this connection. Of course, its appearance among the aborigines of America, we can imagine, must have been within the Neolithic period. References. 1. "La Migration des Symboles," p. 93. 2. Ibid., p,107. 3." Ilios.," p.XXI 4. Ibid. p. 352. 5. Ibid, p. ...
4. The Night of the Gods Vol II [Books]
... one of the many. shrines, ' such as Kadesh-Naphtali and Kadesh-Barnea, where such loose rites were established. Dancing is an important item in,the deotaworship of the aboriginal Himalayans ; but a curious outcome of this is the order promulgated by a former orthodox Brahman Rajah in Kulu who ordered that all the deotas in his dominions should assemble ... which has come under my notice is given by Mr. Consul, F.S .A ., Bourne. a He observed in February, 1886, among the aboriginesShans or Lolos or both-near Ch'iao-t'ou, at an altitude of over 6,000 feet, the following " Another New-year's institution [besides the ` Christmas tree'] is ...
... , and Wings& Nakshi Rustam, Persia. Ornament, Globe, and wings, from Ocosingo, Mexico. Preface I HAVE been for some years engaged upon a work of comprehensive design, in which I propose to bring together, under a single view, all such leading and well authenticated facts as may be accessible, relating to the aboriginal monuments of the American continent, which shall serve to illustrate not only their character and origin, but also the ancient and as yet unwritten history of the New World, and the relation which its aboriginal inhabitants sustained to the great primitive families of the other Continent. A work of this scope and magnitude, it can readily be understood ...
6. Exploring The Saturn Myth [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1994 No 1 (Jan 1994) Home | Issue Contents Exploring The Saturn Myth Evidence from Australian Aboriginal Story, Symbol and Art in support of the Polar Configuration by Allan Beggs Representation of the Polar Configuration (David Talbott, 1991) For several years now I have been studying and researching the Theory of the Saturn Myth, written by North American researcher, David Talbott, and published as a series of essays in the journal AEON. The theory involves an ancient celestial phenomenon termed a polar configuration' and its impact on all of the major themes of world myth and symbol. In each of the essays the author challenges his readers to ...
7. Oceanic Impact may have Inspired (Australian) Aboriginal Legend: An Addendum# [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 1998:1 (June 1998) Home | Issue Contents Oceanic Impact may have Inspired (Australian) Aboriginal Legend: An Addendum From: Duncan Steel, email@example.com Date: 28 April 1998 With regard to the interesting item Bob Kobres sent you, given a heading "Oceanic Impact may have Inspired (Australian) Aboriginal Legend", here is an addendum. There is another legend retold in the mythology of the Paakantji people of the Darling River (from around Wilcannia in western New South Wales). This tells of a foreseen falling star which brought fire and a following flood, killing many people and leaving ...
8. Oceanic Impact may have Inspired Aboriginal Legend [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 1998:1 (June 1998) Home | Issue Contents Oceanic Impact may have Inspired Aboriginal Legend From: Bob Kobres, firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 27 April 1998 Sunday Herald, Sun, July 6, 1997 http://omzg.sscc.ru/tsulab/anew.html Tsunami Link to Legend by Graeme O'Neill An Aboriginal legend long thought by historians to mark the arrival of white men in Australia may refer to a giant tidal wave. Geologist Professor Ted Bryant believes the legend of a "white wave" that wiped out Aboriginal culture more than 200 years ago tells of a natural disaster that devastated the south coast of ...
9. Wolfe Creek Crater: Some Recent Geophysical Data [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon Volume VI, Number 4 Home | Issue Contents Wolfe Creek Crater: Some Recent Geophysical Data Louis A. G. Hissink Wolfe Creek was first discovered in 1947 from an aerial survey, but was previously known to the local Aborigines as "Kandimalal." The crater is circular and has a diameter of 880 metres, with the floor of the crater some 60 metres below the rim. It lies 90 kilometres south of Halls Creek on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia. The crater is conventionally interpreted as a classic meteorite crater and dated to 300,000 years BP. Fragments of the meteorite which created the crater have been found and ...
10. Aboriginal Watercolourist [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 1998:1 (June 1998) Home | Issue Contents Aboriginal Watercolourist From: Allan Beggs, email@example.com News of interest to catastrophists: Albert Namatjira, an aboriginal watercolourist of the 40's and 50's was an Arunda man from Hermannsberg in Central Australia. He trained under a European artist, Rex Batterbee, creating beautiful watercolour landscape images of his country. His art form and style was purely European watercolour technique and expression. That's how he was trained, that's how he painted. And Australia acclaimed him. What we didn't know at the time, but we do now know, is that he painted, in European style ...
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