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Artists as harvesters: Natural resource use by Indigenous woodcarvers in central Arnhem Land, Australia

Koenig, Jennifer; Altman, Jon; Griffiths, Anthony D


Plant resources are used, managed and conserved by local communities in many parts of the world. However, very few studies have examined the site-specific factors and mechanisms that affect resource extraction. We apply methodology from the social and biological sciences to examine the cultural and socio-economic factors that influence the harvest practice and resource use of indigenous wood carvers in the Maningrida region of central Arnhem Land. Woodcarvers from this region use a small number...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Ecology (Journal)
DOI: 10.1007/s10745-011-9413-z


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