Ethnoecology

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  • Gapuwikyak dhawu

    A history of the North East Arnhem Land community of Gapuwiyak

    The history of Gapuwiyak is told from a community perspective through photographs and oral histories that tell of the struggles and satisfaction in establishing Gapuwiyak community. Compiled by assistant teachers from Gapuwiyak school.

  • Marri Ngarr & Magati Ke plants and animals

    Aboriginal knowledge of flora and fauna from the Moyle River and Neninh areas, north Australia

    Marri Ngarr & Magati Ke plants and animals is the largest ethnobiology ever published in the Northern Territory. It is the result of extensive work by over 40 people and contains the Marri Ngarr and Magati Ke traditional names and ecological knowledge for over 660 plants and animals. It also includes the scientific names, English common names and the Murrinhpatha names.

  • Djerap

    Noongar Birds.

    ................................................................................................ Djerap is an amazing resource that has been a couple of years in the making. Djerap is a very significant publication because it is the first Noongar book to include the three contemporary Noongar dialects in one book. 

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  • Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe Plants and Animals.

    Flora and fauna knowledge of the Wadjiginy, Emmiyangal and Mendheyangal people of the north-west Top End, Australia.

    The results of a study of Wadjiginy, Emmiyangal and Mendheyangal plants and animals knowledge conducted by biocultural knowledge custodians with scientific support are presented.  Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe names and uses of plants and animals, scientific names and common English names for 213 plants and 390 animals are included.

  • Gurindji Fish Poster

    The Gurindji fish poster provides cultural information in Gurindji and English about local fish. It was produced by Erika Charola and Felicity Meakins With the Murnkurrumurnkurru Ranger group at Kalkaringi as a part of the Central Land Council (CLC) ranger program.

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  • Jirigi Jinda Ardangarri, Burnarri Anja, Diigu Aagala - Birds

    Jirigi Jinda Ardangarri, Burnarri Anja, Diigu Aagala – Birds: tells us the names of birds in Ngarinyin, Worrorra and Wunambal Gaambara languages. The bird’s moiety, and the spiritual and seasonal knowledge associated with some birds gives an insight into the cultural importance of some birds for Ngarinyin, Worrorra and Wunambal Gaambara people.

  • Marri Amu and Marri Tjevin Plants and Animals

    Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from the Moyle river, plains and coast, north Australia

    This book is a species rich and a culturally detailed account of the biocultural knowledge of the Marri Amu and Marri Tjevin people. It is a powerful testament to the knowledge of the senior authors, and a wonderful legacy for all future generations.

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  • NGUÑ KOONGURRUKUÑ

    Speak Koongurrukuñ

    'Language is the very essence of Aboriginal identity.' These are Ida Bishop's words and they embody the reason why this work is of such great importance. 

    This work is important because it provides a written, permanent record of a rich indigenous language which would otherwise in time disappear with the passing on of its oral custodians.

  • Belaa Plants and Animals

    Biocultural knowledge of the Kwini people of the far north Kimberley, Australia

    This book mainly documents the Belaa language, however, any of the words used may be the same or similar to those used by people from the Forrest River area and other parts of Balanggarra country. 

  • LANGUAGE, LAND AND SONG

    Studies in honour of Luise Hercus

    Language, land, stories and songs are closely entwined in many societies around the world.

  • GIJA Plants and Animals

    Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from the east Kimberley, north Australia

    This book is the result of a study of Gija plant and animal knowledge conducted by biocultutral knowledge custodians with a linguist and biologist are presented. Gija names and uses of plants and animals, specific names and common English names of 215 plants and 247 animals are included.

  • Iwaidja shell poster

    This poster of shells found on Croker Island and the Coburg Peninsula in the Northern Territory features photos and names in Iwaidja and English.

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