Jan 31 2008 - Dreams continued and Mythology Australian...

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Dreams continued and Mythology Australian aboriginals The dream time… certain things can be accessed. .. ex: ancestral beings (human or animal form) who are more powerful than humans Aboriginals see dreams as time to access the space Aboriginal art made its way to the west (through postcards) and believed that the art they create in their waking state is consider to be a reproduction of something that is created in the dream time Although there are an entire host of men who are artists, it is women who are the story keepers of the dream time Dreaming is privileged Senoi (another group of people)… spent a lot of time understanding the meaning of a dream. .. in their society they use reinforcement, suggestions, and daily discussion of dreams. .. develop a powerful way of creative dreaming Senoi children are encouraged to do creative dreaming (ex: do you think the tiger is trying to tell you something?) … element of experimentation.
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