Territory Stories

Angka Akatyerr-akert



Angka Akatyerr-akert

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A Desert raisin report


Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Project; PublicationNT; E-Books






This material was collected by the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Project between 2013 and 2021. The project was led by Charles Darwin University in partnership with the Australian National University and the Northern Territory Government and funded in part by the Australian Research Council.; Copyright held by individual storytellers, individual photographers and their organisations


Alyawarr speakers from Ampilatwatja, Fiona Walsh and Josie Douglas; Authors approved upload to LAAL via email 18/05/18; This book may contain photos of people who have passed away.


Alyawarr language C14


Instruction; Australian lanuages; desert raisin; LAAL; Alyawarr; Bilingual education resources; Alyawarr language C14; Aljawarra; Alyawarre; Iliaura; Aliawara; Aliwara; Aljawara; Alyawara; Ilawara; Iliama; Iljauara; Iljawara; Illiaura; Illura; Illyowra; Ilyauarra; Ilyowra; Jajuwara; Yalyuwara; Iliaura; Ilja:wara; Iljaura; Ilyaurra; Ja:wara; Aljawara; Ilaurainya; Udnla; Ilyuarra; Alyawarra; Aliawara; Alja:wara; Alyuwara; Illaura; Iloura; Ilyawara; Ilywara; Jaljuwara; Yalyuwara; Alyawerr; Alja:wara; Alyawarri; Arandic

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Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre

Place of publication

Alice Springs

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cdu:61782; LAAL_ID:al0014




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Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre



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1Angka Akatyerr-akert: A Desert raisin report References Blackman D, Moore D and with members of the communities of Amperlatwaty (Ammaroo), Arnkawenyerr, Atnwengerrp, Ilperrelhelam (Lake Nash), Irrwelty, Mwengkart (McLaren Creek) and Wetenngerr (Epenarra). 2004. Alyawarr Picture Dictionary, IAD Press. Desert Knowledge CRC. 2009. Along the value chain: information = power, 15 DVD, Ampilatwatja women, Produced by Desert Knowledge CRC, Alice Springs. Devitt J. 1988. Contemporary Aboriginal women and subsistence in remote arid Australia, Ph.D Dissertation, School of Anthropology and Society, University of Queensland, Brisbane. Dobson Perurrle V, Walsh, F, Merne Altyerr-ipenhe and Douglas J. Anperrentye: Relationships between Bush foods, Creation Laws, People, Country and All things, illustrated by three plant species, Desert Knowledge CRC. Available from: http://www.desertknowledgecrc.com.au/ publications/conferencepresentations.html [16/12/08]. Dobson Perrurle V. Walsh F and Sati W. 2008. Anpernirrentye: Relationships between bush foods, creation laws, people, country and all things, illustrated by three plants, Desert Knowledge CRC. DVD 1322. Dobson Perrurle V, Walsh F and Douglas J. in prep. Arrernte values in landscapes and iconic plant species, for submission to Ecology and Society special edition on traditional knowledge and western science. Green J. 1992. Alyawarr to English dictionary, Institute for Aboriginal Development, Alice Springs. Green J, Moore D and Blackman D. in prep. Alyawarr to English dictionary 2nd edition, IAD Press, Alice Springs. Hoogenraad R and Thornley B. 2003, Aboriginal languages of central Australia and the places where they are spoken, Jukurrpa Books (IAD Press), Alice Springs. Holcombe S, Janke T and Davis M. 2009. Indigenous ecological knowledge and natural resources in the Northern Territory, Part 1 Guidelines for indigenous ecological knowledge management, Part 3 Report on the current status of indigenous intellectual property, National Centre for Indigenous Studies, ANU, Canberra, Terri Janke and Company Pty Ltd in collaboration with Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning (Michael Davis), UTS . Commissioned by the Natural Resources Management Board (NT). Latz P. 1995. Bushfires and bushtucker: Aboriginal plant use in central Australia, IAD Press, Alice Springs. Laramba Women & Green J. 2003. Anmatyerr Ayey Arnang-akert Anmatyerr Plant Stories, IAD Press, Alice Springs. Merne Altyerr-ipenhe (Food from the Creation time) Reference Group, Douglas J and Walsh F. in prep.,Protocols for people involved in commercial bush foods enterprises, research and development with plants, products or Aboriginal knowledge sourced from Central Australia, Desert Knowledge CRC, Alice Springs. Turner M. 2005. Bush Foods: Arrernte Foods from Central Australia, 2nd edition, 1st edition 1994, IAD Press, Alice Springs. Walsh F and Douglas J. 2008. Harvestertrader exchanges: a critical element of sustainable bush harvest to 2006. In Ryder M, Walsh F, Douglas J, Waycott M, Robson H, Singh Z, De Sousa Majer M, Collins T, White J and Cheers B. 2009. Sustainable bush produce systems: Progress Report 20042006, DKCRC Working Paper 31, Desert Knowledge CRC, Alice Springs: 1349. Walsh F and Douglas J. in prep. Aboriginal harvesters who sell bush foods and seeds from central Australia for food and revegetation markets: their practices, priorities and opinions. Desert Knowledge CRC Report. Alice Springs.