Telling stories of the Dreamtime: Spoiler – no dreams or time involved

Australian Aboriginal creation myths – Dreamtime stories – allow us insight into the continent’s most precious knowledge and teach us, once again, to expect the unexpected. … Read More Telling stories of the Dreamtime: Spoiler – no dreams or time involved

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“Where is Doro?” The answer is not as easy as you might think

The National Geographic Magazine recently published a great article on the “mind-bending ways to navigate” in the Yupno language spoken in Papua New Guinea. The Yupno use an environmental-based system talking about “uphill/downhill” and “upvalley/downvalley” slopes where we might use “east /west/south/north”. Additionally, they create a metaphorical topography inside their homes that is distinct from… Read More “Where is Doro?” The answer is not as easy as you might think