Ethnoecology

Gurindji Bush Medicine Poster

The Gurindji bush medicine poster provides cultural information in Gurindji and English about local plants used for treating different illnesses. It was produced at Kalkaringi by the Murnkurrumurnkurru Ranger group with Felicity Meakins and Karungkarni Arts as a part of the Central Land Council (CLC) ranger program.

 

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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.

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. The book 

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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.

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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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 Bird Poster

The Gurindji bird poster provides information in Gurindji and English about local birds which signal information, birds that can be dangerous, and birds which have favourite foods. It was produced by Felicity Meakins with the Murnkurrumurnkurru ranger group at Kalkaringi as a part of the Central Land Council (CLC) ranger program.

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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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