Karparti ecology: Recognition of Aboriginal ecological knowledge and its application to management in north-western Australia


  • Mark Horstman,

  • Glenn Wightman

  • This article was prepared by Mark Horstman (Land+Sea Management Unit, Kimberley Land Council, PO Box 2145, Broome WA 6725, Australia. Tel: +61-8-9193 6199. Email: landsea@comswest.net.au) and Glenn Wightman (Northern Territory Herbarium, Parks & Wildlife Commission of Northern Territory, PO Box 496, Palmerston NT 0831, Australia. Tel: +61-8-8999 4513. Email: glenn.wightman@nt.gov.au. Rather than prescribe particular methods, the article presents some useful approaches from the personal viewpoints of ‘western’ biologists who are guided and influenced by Aboriginal people in northern Australia. It does not seek to represent the views of Aboriginal individuals, communities, or organizations. Stories, photos and cultural information have been authorized for use by the traditional custodians.

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