As with all cultures, Algerian folklore plays a vital role in society. Folklore refers to the traditions, beliefs, practices, tales and myths of Algeria's people that have been passed on orally. Algeria's folklore will give you much insight into the life, way of thinking and perceptions of the country's residents. Folklore in Algeria encompasses the music, traditional dance, stories and other aspects of life. A lot of Algeria's tales come from the Berbers of the Kabyle region and describe their view of creation and various myths.