People on Country, Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures

People on Country, Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures Edited Book

  • Author(s): Jon Altman , Seán Kerins
  • Published: 2012
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • ISBN: 9781862878938

Abstract: This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their caring for country activities from the margins to the very core of the growing national conversation on issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion. It challenges the Australian public, policy community and politicians to re-imagine the role of Caring for Country movement. Contents • People on country as alternate development / Seán Kerins • Caring for Country to Working on Country / Seán Kerins • Conducting two-way ecological research / Emilie Ens • Indigenous rangers and the customary economy / Geoff Buchanan and Katherine May • Country as classroom / Bill Fogarty • North to south? / Janet Hunt • Dhimurru wind bringing change / Mandaka Marika and Steve Roeger • Ranger djäma? Manymak! / Banduk Marika, Banul Munyarryun, Buwathay Munyarryun, Napunda Marawili and Wanyubi Marika; facilitated by Seán Kerins • A long walk home to the warddewardde / Peter Cooke • Countrymen standing together / Victor Rostron, Wesley Campion and Ivan Namarnyilk; facilitated by Bill Fogarty • Commitment to our country / Cherry Daniels, Edna Nelson, Julie Roy and Priscilla Dixon with Emilie Ens and Gillian Towler • No more yardin' us up like cattle / Jack Green and Jimmy Morrison; facilitated by Seán Kerins • Reconnecting with culture for future generations / Tanya Patterson; facilitated by Janet Hunt • Indigenous futures on country / Jon Altman • Appendix 1 The People on Country project / Elisabeth Yarbakhsh • Appendix 2 Engaging the state /Seán Kerins and Elisabeth Yarbakhsh.

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