To the traditional Aborigine they are all sacred: environment is the essence of Australian Aboriginal godliness.
Out of this deep reverence for nature Aborigines learned to live in remarkable harmony with the land and its animals.
Some of the evidence points to dates over 60,000 years old.
The hallmark of Aboriginal culture is 'oneness with nature'.
It seems there's a lot our modern world can learn from these people.
Nomadic Brilliance Traditional Australian Aborigines lived a nomadic life, following the seasons and the food.
In traditional Aboriginal belief systems, nature and landscape are comparable in importance to the bible in Christian culture.
Prominent rocks, canyons, rivers, waterfalls, islands, beaches and other natural features - as well as sun, moon, visible stars and animals - have their own stories of creation and inter-connectedness.
However, the great majority of the population is located in a few major urban centers.The large majority of the population (93%) has a European heritage, primarily English.The predominant language of the country is English with Christianity the largest religion (75%). Some scholars now argue, however, that there is evidence of the early practice of both agriculture and aquaculture by Aboriginal peoples.This finding raises questions regarding the traditional viewpoint that presents Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples as perhaps unique in the degree of contrast between the complexity of their social organization and religious life and the relative simplicity of their material technologies.