The long walk

To finish my posts about Aboriginal culture in Australia  I would like to cover a few areas where Aboriginal culture is present in current Australian society that I haven’t already mentioned. It is still a long road to reduce the social gap and a continuous battle raise awareness for their struggle. I want to begin with TheContinue reading “The long walk”

Aboriginals in Tourism

With the encouragement of the Australian Government Aboriginal tourism has been established as a way for the indigenous people to tell their story in their own way. These people can now share their cultural insights, traditional practices and contemporary concerns with international visitors and non-Indigenous Australians. The Indigenous people of Australia see this type ofContinue reading “Aboriginals in Tourism”

History of Australian Aboriginals

It is predicted that there were around 300,000 Aboriginal people living in Australia when the British arrived in 1788. The Indigenous Australia’s lived in small family groups and lived a semi-nomadic life, moving with the changes in the seasons. At certain times large groups would meet for social, ceremonial and trade purposes, it is estimatedContinue reading “History of Australian Aboriginals”

Uluru: To Climb or Not

It is an ethical question when considering to climb Uluru and is one of the most controversial activities that take place within the park. Of course once you have travelled so far you will feel the need to climb Uluru but the local Aboriginals would prefer you didn’t. Others have referred to the climb asContinue reading “Uluru: To Climb or Not”

Nature Tourism

Nature tourism is an increasing segment of the tourism industry which encompasses many activities that centre on the participants engaging with nature. This segment takes place largely in a natural setting with emphasis on understanding and conservation of the natural environment. The places associated with nature tourism has always included forests, lakes, rivers, mountains andContinue reading “Nature Tourism”