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Indigenous Knowledge of Rock Kangaroo Ecology in Western Arnhem Land, Australia

Telfer, Wendy; Garde, Murray


Indigenous peoples of western Arnhem Land, central northern Australia, have detailed knowledge of the rock kangaroos of the region, species that are little known to science. Information about the ecology of the species is required for their conservation and management. Ethnoecological studies can assist senior indigenous people with transfer of knowledge and can give respect and meaningful employment to those involved. We used semidirected interviews in the regional vernacular, Bininj Kunwok,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Ecology (Journal)
DOI: 10.1007/s10745-006-9023-3


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