Embedding Indigenous Science: Creation Myths and Stories

NSW Syllabus reference:

Australia

North America

Asia

Africa

Europe

Other

General

Common Elements in Creation Myths - from Williams College
http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths.html

Creation Myths - from Dreamscape
http://www.dreamscape.com/morgana/umbriel.htm

Australia

Wuriunpranilli, the Sun Woman - from Aboriginal Astronomy, Questacon
http://www.questacon.edu.au/html/the_sun.html

Creation Story told by Aunty Beryl Carmichael - from Indigneous Australia, Australian Museum
http://www.dreamtime.net.au/creation/index.cfm

Eaglehawk and Crow told by Aunty Beryl Carmichael - from Indigneous Australia, Australian Museum
http://www.dreamtime.net.au/eaglehawk/index.cfm

How the water got to the plains - from Indigneous Australia, Australian Museum
http://www.dreamtime.net.au/water/index.cfm

The Two Wise Men and the Seven Sisters - from Indigneous Australia, Australian Museum
hhttp://www.dreamtime.net.au/seven/index.cfm

Australian Aborigine Creation Myth - from Williams College
http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths_13.html

An Aborigine Creation Story - from Religious Education Department
http://www.painsley.org.uk/RE/signposts/y8/1-1creationandenvironment/c-abor.htm


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North America

Iroquois Creation Myth - from Williams College
http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths_12.html

TSIMSHIAN: RAVEN AND NOO HALIDZOKS (MOTHER EARTH) - from Creation Stories, TEYA PEYA Productions
http://www.shannonthunderbird.com/creation_stories.htm

HAUDENNOSAUNNE (IROQUOIS) - from Creation Stories, TEYA PEYA Productions, scroll down
http://www.shannonthunderbird.com/creation_stories.htm

ANISHINABE (OJIBWA) - from Creation Stories, TEYA PEYA Productions, scroll down
http://www.shannonthunderbird.com/creation_stories.htm

MI'KMAQ - from Creation Stories, TEYA PEYA Productions, scroll down
http://www.shannonthunderbird.com/creation_stories.htm

Micmac Creation Story - from First People
http://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/MicmacCreationStory-Micmac.html

The Creation: A Maidu Legend - from First People
http://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/TheCreation-Maidu.html

An Native American - from Religious Education Department
http://www.painsley.org.uk/RE/signposts/y8/1-1creationandenvironment/c-amrind.htm

An Inuit Creation Story - from Religious Education Department
http://www.painsley.org.uk/RE/signposts/y8/1-1creationandenvironment/c-inuit.htm

Creation. An Inuit Tale An Eskimo Legend - from First People
http://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/Creation_An_Inuit_Tale-Eskimo.html


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Asia

Japanese Creation Myth - from Williams College
http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths_17.html

The Beginning of the World - from Washington State University
http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_1/kojiki.html

A Hindu Creation Story - from Religious Education Department
http://www.painsley.org.uk/RE/signposts/y8/1-1creationandenvironment/c-hindu.htm

A Creation Story from China - from Religious Education Department
http://www.painsley.org.uk/RE/signposts/y8/1-1creationandenvironment/c-china.htm


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African

African Bushmen Creation Myth - from Williams College
http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths_14.html

Egyptian Creation Myths - from Egypt and Art
http://www.egyptartsite.com/crea.html

Egyptian Creation Myths - from Ancient Egypt on a Comparative Method
ttp://www.aldokkan.com/religion/creation.htm


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Europe

Greek Creation Myth - from Williams College
http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths_16.html

A Creation Story from Ancient Greece - from Religious Education Department
http://www.painsley.org.uk/RE/signposts/y8/1-1creationandenvironment/c-greece.htm

'The Beginning of Things': A Norse Creation Myth - from Easy Fun School
http://www.easyfunschool.com/article2143.html


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Other

Creation Myth Maori - from University of Texas
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/doherty/plan2/liangcreation.html

Stories of Old - Creation - from Main Maori Site
http://www.maori.org.nz/korero/?d=page&pid=sp37&parent=36


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