Cargo cult

 

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Cargo Cult: Cargo cults are religious beliefs that ancestral spirits will bring desired goods and throw off domineering colonizers and customs. The first proceedings of cargo cult activity were recorded in thlate nineteenth century in Melanesia and New Guinea.

Sources:

http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Cargo_cult

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cargo+cult

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/cargo_cult.aspx

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