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Marchant Jones, Judy and Bardbariya, Dolly and Raymond, Eileen and Roberts, Doris and McDonald, Duncan and McDonald, Dinah and McDonald, Margaret and Simard, Candide and Moerkerken, Colleen and Wightman, Glenn (2011) Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru and Nungali plants and animals: Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from the Bradshaw and Judbarra/Gregory National Park area, north Australia. Darwin: Dept. of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport & Diwurruwurru-Jaru Aboriginal Corporation. (Northern Territory Botanical bulletin ; no. 38)

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Abstract

The results of a study of Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru and Nungali plant and animal knowledge conducted by traditional owners with linguistic and biological support are presented. Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru and Nungali names and uses of plants and animals, scientific names and common English names for 229 plants and 248 animals are included. Introductory chapters outline Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru and Nungali terms for seasons, terms for implements and habitat terms. Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru and Nungali biological knowledge is categorised and discussed in later chapters. Indices of animal common names, plant common names and Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru and Nungali plant and animal names are provided: 108 plants and 104 animals are illustrated

Item Type: Authored Books
Additional Information: Other contributors: Northern Territory, Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport; Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation; MiMi Aboriginal Arts and Crafts
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
ISBN: 9781921519499
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2016 16:53
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/21984

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