Processes for effective management : learning from agencies and Warlpiri people involved in managing the Northern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area, Australia
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This study takes place within an Australian desert context. Aboriginal landowners, in conjunction with the Federal Government’s Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) program, manage a large amount of land through the national protected area system in desert Australia. The results of this research show that for Warlpiri people, country within the IPA needs to be managed in accordance with the values of cultural tradition, identity, well-being and spiritual connection. - Abstract
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Charles Darwin University, 2011.
Abstract -- Introduction -- Australian protected areas and Aboriginal peoples: an environment of change -- Analytical and methodological framework -- Warlpiri people as land managers: perceptions and practice -- Warlpiri perspectives on the management of the Northern Tanami IPA -- Management agency interests and impressions of the Northern Tanami IPA -- Comparative experiences of IPA management -- Learning from the Northern Tanami IPA: research findings and conclusions -- References -- Appendices 1-20
Protected areas -- Management -- Northern Territory; Natural resources conservation areas -- Management -- Northern Territory; Warlpiri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs
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xxi, 392 pages : some colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.
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