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Jingulu and Mudburra plants and animals : biocultural knowledge of the Jingili and Mudburra people of Murranji, Marlinja, Warranganku (Beetaloo) and Kulumindini (Elliott) Northern Territory, Australia / Pompey Dakamajbi Raymond, Pharlap Dilkbarri Dixon†, Sue 'Lady' Mangkanjangiwarra Dixon†, Shannon Kulngankarri Dixon, Ray Dimakarri Dixon, Jeffrey Manawurda Dixon, Janey Walanyku Lunjabirni Dixon, Elizabeth Dixon†, Mark Murrulunginji Raymond, Harold Injimadi Dalywaters, Jumbo Kijilikarri Colins†, Robin Yikalamba Woods†, Eileen Minyminyngali Peterson-Cooper†, Felicity Meakins, Rob Pensalfini and Glenn Wightman
Bib ID 8035269
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Raymond, Pommpey Dakamajbi, author
Description Tennant Creek, NT : Papulu Apparr-Kari Aboriginal Corporation ; Batchelor, NT : Batchelor Institute Press ; Palmerston, NT : Department of Environment and Natural Resources, 2018 
272 pages : illustrations (some colour), 1 map, portraits (some colour) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781743501283

Northern Territory botanical bulletin ; no.49. 0314-1810


"This book details the Jingulu and Mudburra stroy of plant and animal knowledge that is ancient, complex and unique. It has been prepared by senior Jingili and Mudburra elders and a bioligist, to keep this knowledge strong for future generations who will use this knowledge to look after their country"--Back cover.

Full contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abstract
  • Background
  • Jingulu and Mudburra hand-sings for plants and animals
  • Jingulu and Mudburra fieldwork and biocultural knowledge recording
  • Jingulu and Mudburra plant knowledge
  • Jingulu and Mudburra animal knowledge
  • Categorisation of Jingulu and Mudburra plant and animal use
  • Further information
  • Index of animal and plant English common names

The following people assisted with biocultural knowledge recording: Jennifer Green, Wendy Hughes, Amy Lauder†, Molly Grueman†, Mona Rennie, Susan Raymond†, Abbey Thomas†, Margaret Wilson, Rita Albert†, Alan Albert, Dolly Julbungnali†, Leo Anderson†,Nugget Beetaloo†, George Dashwood†, Norman Bates†, Yama Abee†, Bilddy Bill†, Florene Bathern†, Rivette Bathern† and David Osggarby.

† It is customary amongst Jingil and Mudburra people, and other Aboriginal groups not to say the name of a deceased person or show their image for a period following their passing. Deceased authors are indicated by the cross symbol (†), and users of this book should show caution in displaying the images or saying the names of the deceased as it may cause sadness and distress for family members.

Includes bibliography: pages 270 and indexes.

Subjects Animals.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnobiology -- Northern Territory.  |  Ethnobiology -- Elliott Region (N.T.)  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili people (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Mudburra language (C25) (NT SE53-05)  |  Mudburra people (C25) (NT SE53-05)  |  Animals -- Northern Territory -- Elliott.  |  Plants, Useful -- Northern Territory.  |  Plants, Useful -- Australia, Northern.  |  Northern Australia.  |  Northern Territory.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Dixon, Pharlap Dilkbarri, author  |  Dixon, Sue 'Lady' Manganjangiwarra, author  |  Dixon, Shannon Kulngankarri, author  |  Dixon, Ray Dimakarri, author  |  Dixon, Jeffrey Manawurda, author  |  Dixon, Janey Walanyku Lunjabirni, author  |  Dixon, Elizabeth, author  |  Raymond, Mark Murrulunginji, author  |  Dalywaters, Harold Injimadi, author  |  Collins, Jumbo Kijilikarri, author  |  Woods, Robin Yikalamba, author  |  Peterson-Cooper, Eileen Miminyngali, author  |  Meakins, Felicity, author  |  Pensalfini, Robert J., author  |  Wightman, Glenn M. (Glenn Mitchell), 1961-, author  |  Papulu Apparr-Kari Aboriginal Corporation, issuing body  |  Batchelor Institute Press, issuing body  |  Consolidated Pastoral Company. CPC  |  Northern Territory. Department of Environment and Natural Resources  |  Australia. Department of the Environment and Energy. Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (National Landcare Program.)  |  ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language  |  University of Queensland. School of Languages and Cultures
Copyright information © Jingili and Mudburra people 


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