religionchap2 - Dreaming(Dream Time The timeless time of...

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Chapter 2 Terms: Indigenous- Native to an area. Cosmogony- A model of evolution of the universe. Orisa- The Yoruba term for a deity, often used in speaking of West African religions in general. Shaman- A “medicine person,” a man or woman who has undergone spiritual ordeals and can communicate with the spirit world to help the people.
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Unformatted text preview: Dreaming (Dream Time) - The timeless time of creation, according to Australian aboriginal beliefs. Medicine power- Spiritual power, in some indigenous traditions. Vision quest- In indigenous traditions, a solitary ordeal undertaken to seek spiritual guidance about one’s mission in life....
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