Indigenous Spirit and Ghost Folklore of “Settled” Australia

@article{Clarke2007IndigenousSA,
  title={Indigenous Spirit and Ghost Folklore of “Settled” Australia},
  author={P. Clarke},
  journal={Folklore},
  year={2007},
  volume={118},
  pages={141 - 161}
}
Early European records of indigenous Australian mythology describe the activities of Ancestral Creators and spirits. British colonisation was intense in the southern temperate regions, which became “settled Australia.” Here, Aboriginal mythology has undergone significant transformations in response to major social and cultural changes. Knowledge of Creation myths has declined, although contemporary Aboriginal people have maintained and developed a rich folklore centred on spirits and ghosts… Expand

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