- 1. Indigenous Land Management TERN panel session Mr Dean Yibarbuk Melbourne, 30 March 2011
- What Indigenous people contribute
- Can we make things work better?
3. About me
- Traditional Owner of Djinkarr, near Maningrida Northern Territory (NT)
- Senior Ranger - Bininj Fire Ecologist
- Founder of the Djelk Rangers
- A founding member of the Aboriginal Research Practitioners Network (ARPnet) hosted by Charles Darwin University (CDU)
- Wardekken Land Management Limited Board of Directors
- Indigenous Protected Area Committee Member
4. 5. 6. 7. 8. What Indigenous people contribute
- Our skills and knowledge living on country all the time
- People working together on country with other neighbouring groups
9. Can we make things work better?
- Other collaborative work more opportunities
- Host organisations are sometimes under resourced which are supporting Indigenous land management activities
- Indigenous engagement needs to be supported fully through various departments
- Realise not all Indigenous people get benefit from major funding (unequal distribution of funded Indigenous land management activities across the top end, NT)
10. Is TERN able to help?
- Strengthen capacity on the ground
- Resources on the ground to store information locally
- Operate under cultural and natural and spiritual requirements
11. Can we work together
- Capacity building at various levels
- Balanda working right way with Bininj
- Setting up opportunities for our younger people
- Recognition and acknowledgment
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- North Australia Indigenous Land & Sea Management Alliance