Learning by doing: sponsoring Yugul Mangi Rangers and ecologists in remote Arnhem Land

Learning by doing: sponsoring Yugul Mangi Rangers and ecologists in remote Arnhem Land

  • By Rebecca Pirzl
  •  December 5, 2014
  •  Tags:  Indigenous

The Aboriginal Yugul Mangi Rangers (a group of 5 men and 4 women) are working together with Emilie Ens and Mitchell Scott, ecologists from Macquarie University, to document species occurring in one of the lesser known parts of the country – south eastern Arnhem Land.

The project will enter Western and Indigenous scientific knowledge into the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) and produce a two-way Indigenous engagement case study to encourage more Indigenous content.

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Cherry Daniels (first Yugul Mangi Ranger co-ordinator, Senior Ngandi woman and IPA Cultural Advisor) with Edna Nelson (Yugul Mangi Ranger).

Andy Lukaman Peters explaining to Benjamin Wilfred about the bush food and medicine plants near Lake Katherine