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Iwaidja ethnobotany : Aboriginal plant knowledge from Gurig National Park, northern Australia / Nelson Muluriny Blake, Glenn Wightman and Lorraine Williams
Bib ID 408246
Format BookBook
Author
Blake, Nelson Muluriny
 
Description Darwin : Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory, 1997 
xv, 166 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0724529624
Series

Northern Territory botanical bulletin ; no. 23. 0314-1810

Centre for Indigenous Natural and Cultural Resource Management occasional paper ; no. 1.

Summary

Ethnobotany of the Iwaidja language group of Cobourg Peninsula; description of the region - vegetation; Iwaidja seasons and seasonality; contact history; language distribution - orthography; territorial organisation - clan areas; kinship system; ethnobotanical knowledge; listing of 269 plants and their uses - subsistence, material culture and medicinal.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 159.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Ethnobotany.  |  Ethnobotany -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Plants.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Ecology.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Subsistence and economy - Seasonality.  |  Iwaidja / Yiwayja / Yiwadya language (N39) (NT SC53-13)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Cobourg Peninsula / Gurig National Park (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Wightman, Glenn M. (Glenn Mitchell), 1961-  |  Williams, Lorraine L. V. (Lorraine Lesley Victoria), 1971-  |  Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory

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