By Jack and Andrew
- The Aboriginal people settled in the northern territory of Australia.
- They settled along rivers because most of the area around them was wetlands.
- They used the rivers for travel and clean water.
- The Aborigines made canoes to make travel along the rivers very easy.
- The livestock around the area was very good. They hunted big game like kangaroos and small game like rabbits.
- Compared to other societies, living in Australia was one of the better places to live.
- The Aboriginal people hunted and gathered their food.
- The weapons they used where boomerangs and spears.
- They traded the stone tools and boomerangs they made for alliance and harmony with other tribes.
- They had no money system.
- The Aborigines had a system where men hunted and woman gathered plants and made food for the family.
- The Aboriginal people were very peaceful and didn't like to fight with other tribes.
- There is no leader within the aboriginal people.
- They don't have a social class system.
- All that mattered was your gender and age.
- To gain power, you had to know a lot of knowledge about the tribe and have good ritual performance.
- Even though they had no leader, the people that had a lot of power pretty much ruled the tribe.
- The Aboriginal people lacked laws for the tribe, but even without laws, the tribe is known to be very peaceful.
- Formed 50,000 years ago
- Carried by debris to get to Australia
- Tribe still exists
- Each group of aborigines prays for many different gods
- Don't believe in animism
- Believe that plants and animals have souls
- Believe in the kinship system (Everyone is related to each other in the tribe)