An Ancient Australia Connection to India?

An Aboriginal rock painting in Kakadu National Park of an early European ship. Wikimedia Commons, Google Art & Griffith University Is there a genealogical connection between the Indigenous people of Australia and India? By Dr. Darren Curnoe / 03.10.2016 Associate Professor Biological Anthropology and Archaeological Science UNSW Australia When was the remote Australian continent first settled? Where did[…]

Kindred Skies: Ancient Greeks and Aboriginal Australians Saw Constellations in Common

Yurri and Wanjel – the Gemini stars Castor and Pollux in the Wergaia traditions of western Victoria, Australia. Stellarium/John Morieson and Alex Cherney, CC BY-SA Many of the constellations we know in the night sky come from myths of the ancientGreeks. But similar stories are told by the oldest living cultures on Earth, including those of Australia. By Dr. Duane M. Hamacher /[…]

Finding Spirit: Ontological Monism in an Australian Aboriginal Desert World Today

“Government-aku Law nyiringka ngarapai. Ananguku Law katangka munu kurunta ngarapai. Nganana Tjukurpa nyiringka tjunkupai wiya. Tjukurpa panaya tjamulu, mamalu, ngunytjulu nganananya ungu, kurunta munu katangka kanyintjaku.” “Government law is written on paper. Anangu carry our law in our heads and in our souls. We don’t put our Law onto paper. It was given to us[…]