Mining, land claims and the negotiation of Indigenous interests: research from the Queensland Gulf Country and Pilbara region of Western Australia

Trigger, David and Robinson, Michael (2001) Mining, land claims and the negotiation of Indigenous interests: research from the Queensland Gulf Country and Pilbara region of Western Australia. Senri Ethnological Studies, 59 101-116.

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Author Trigger, David
Robinson, Michael
Title Mining, land claims and the negotiation of Indigenous interests: research from the Queensland Gulf Country and Pilbara region of Western Australia
Journal name Senri Ethnological Studies
ISSN 0387-6004
Publication date 2001
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 59
Start page 101
End page 116
Total pages 16
Editor David G. Anderson
Kazunobu Ikeya
Place of publication Osaka, Japan
Publisher National Museum of Ethnology
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Paper focussing on internal deliberations of Indigenous people in relation to social processes, mining developments and Indigenous intellectual traditions about significance of land; author's research in West Pilbara (WA) and Gulf Country (Qld) relate to Indigenous involvement in development of, and negotiations about, new projects; discusses 'site clearance' surveys, identifying, and preventing development of, sacred sites; significance of land outside sacred sites; examines how Aboriginal people discuss country when it is subject of contesting land use visions; Indigenous politics; competition and conflict of views; customary law and traditions as basis for making decisions; differing interpretations; conflict and consensus within communities; external negotiations; concludes that competition over interpretations of cultural knowledge, vibrant cultural politics and material aspirations and realities need to be understood in order to understand cultural responses to projects
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes Title of journal issue: Parks, Property, Power: Managing Hunting Practice and Identity within State Policy Regimes http://ir.minpaku.ac.jp/dspace/handle/10502/971

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Social Science Publications
 
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