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Similarities and Differences Between the Cultures

   

Added on  2020-07-22

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Compare differences/similarities between3 tribal/indigenous cultureshealing/medicinal history
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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE CULTURES .......................................2Spirituality...................................................................................................................................2Healing philosophy.....................................................................................................................2Healing practice..........................................................................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................3
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INTRODUCTIONIndigenous or tribal are those cultures which belongs to a particular place. There arearound 370 million indigenous people all around the world. These people are usually havingtheir own cultures and traditions. They are using traditional ways of healing, which is developedover the generations. This report contains different types of indigenous cultures present inAustralia and how they are similar and different to each other. Further, this report is alsoshowing the different ways of healing practices and philosophy used by them. MAIN BODYPrehistory – The Stone agePaleolithic- Thats when tool making just started developing which was around 10,000BCE. Mesolithis was the middle period of stone age and the last one was Neolithic. They aremore of the hunter-gatherers. The injuries they have to face was decrease in frequency of skullwounds, increased in fungal, bacterial infections and the development of tuberculosis or malaria. Australasian CultureThe cultural diversity in Australia was developed in the long time span. The first fleetwas arrived in 1778 known as Aboriginal people. Over the 100 years, most of them either forcedto move to remote areas or killed. The indigenous culture of Australia is known to be the oldestliving culture in the history of the world. It was said that they are around 65,000 years old. Thetotal population was around 700,000. The majority of the people speaks English as their mainlanguage including aboriginal words and phrases. They were hunter-gatherers and later on theyhave also engaged in agriculture. All these cultures are having some similarities and differences among them. Aboriginalpeople represent themselves by showing their own flag and the rest of the cultures are not usingthis. Torres Islander people do not want that other people mention them as Indigenous, because itis too generic. These people will use the name of their homeland to identifies themselves. Mostof the people who are living in Australian cities, today also they are referred as Islander. Further,they will also use water as their source of identification. Those who lives on the coast are knownas salt water people. Those people who lived in forests, near the river banks are mentioned asfresh water or rainforest people. After 1970's, these people are pushed towards their homelandseither in forests or on some islands by the European. This is because they want to establishedtheir western culture. 1
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