A bibliography of Kakadu National Park &

Western Arnhem Land

 

Anthropology

Western Arnhem Land clan names list

Subsections Western Arnhem Land

North-central Arnhem Land Subsections

Altman, Jon C. (1987) Hunter-gatherers today: an Aboriginal economy in north Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

Altman, Jon C. (1982) Hunting buffalo in north-central Arnhem Land: a case of rapid adaptation among Aborigines, Oceania 52(4), 274-85.

Altman, Jon C. (1984) The dietary utilisation of flora and fauna by contemporary hunter-gatherers at Momega Outstation, north-central Arnhem Land. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 1984 no.1, 35-46.

Baldwin-Spencer, R. (1914) Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. London: MacMillan & Co.

Basedow, Herbert (1928) Diary of the Mackay Exploring Expedition in Arnhem Land. [ML MSS 161 Item 5 and CY Reel 892, frames 78-161]. Sydney: Mitchell Library manuscript.

Basedow, Herbert (1928) Through Unknown Arnhem Land. An Account of the Mackay Exploring Expedition. Brisbane Courier, 15 August, 22 August, 29 August, 5 September, 12 September and 22 September.

Basedow, Herbert (1929) Notes on the Aborigines and on the Geology of Arnhem Land. Geographical Journal, 74: 572-573.

Basedow, Herbert (no date) Mackay Exploring Expedition in Arnhem Land. 1928. ‘Aborigines’. Typescript, South Australian Archives 1521. [appended to Report of Donald Mackay].

Berndt, Ronald M. (1951) Kunapipi. Melbourne: Cheshire.

Berndt, Ronald.M. & Berndt Catherine.H. (1951) Sexual Behaviour in Western Arnhem Land. Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology, No. 16. New York: Wenner-Gren Foundation.

Berndt, Ronald M. (1970) The sacred site: The western Arnhem Land example. Australian Aboriginal Studies No.29, Social Anthropology Series No. 4. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

Berndt, Ronald M. (1971) Social relationships among two Australian Aboriginal societies of Arnhem Land: Gunwinggu and ‘Murngin’. In F.L.K. Hsu, ed. Kinships and Culture, Aldine, Chicago, 158-245.

Berndt, Ronald M. and Berndt, Catherine.H. (1970) Man, land and myth in Northern Australia: the Gunwinggu people. Sydney: Ure Smith.

Chaloupka G (1981) The traditional movement of a band of Aboriginals in Kakadu. In Kakadu
National Park Education Resources. (Ed. T Stokes) pp. 162–171. Australian National Parks
Wildlife Service, Canberra.

Garde, Murray. 2008. The pragmatics of rude jokes with Grandad: Joking relationships in Aboriginal Australia. Anthropological Forum Vol. 18, No. 3, November 2008, 235–253

Garde, Murray. 2011. The Forbidden Gaze: The 1948 Wubarr ceremony performed for The American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, in Thomas, M & M. Neale (eds) Exploring the Legacy of the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition. National Museum of Australia, Canberra. Download from ANU ePress here.

Harvey, M. 1990. The Gagudju people and their language, unpublished report to
ANPWS, Queanbeyan, 1985

Harvey, M. 1992. The Gagudju people and their language, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Sydney

Harvey, M. 2001. “Oenpelli Kunwinjku kinship terminologies and marriage practices”, Oceania, 72:2; 117-142

Harvey, M. 2002. “Land tenure and naming systems in Aboriginal Australia”, Australian Journal of Anthropology, 13:1

Keen, I. 1975. Report on Aboriginal traditional land-ownership of the Alligator Rivers Region. Part 1: the land-owning groups clans and their membership, Ian Keen, Darwin

Keen, I. 1978. Sites of Significance in the vicinity of the proposed Arnhem highway extension: A report to the Northern Land Council, Australian National University, 22 August 1978

Keen, I. 1980a. “The Alligator Rivers Aborigines-retrospect and prospect”, in R. Jones (ed), Northern Australia: options and implications, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, 171-86

Keen, I. 1980b. The Alligator Rivers Stage II Land Claim, unpublished report to the Northern Land Council, Darwin

Kesteven, S. and Lea, J. 1997. Jabiru and Aborigines of the Kakadu Region, Report to the Aboriginal Project Committee, Kakadu Region Social Impact Study, Supervising Scientist, Canberra

Kesteven, S. and Smith, D. 1983. Report on land tenure in western Arnhem Land: tenure and ownership, historical context, unpublished report, Northern Land Council, Darwin

Lea, J. and Zehner, R. 1986. Yellowcake and Crocodiles – Town Planning, Government and Society in Northern Australia, Allen and Unwin, Sydney

Taylor, J. 1996. Aboriginal people in the Kakadu region: social indicators for impact assessment, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University, Canberra

White, I. and Nayinggul, J. 2002. “Nuturing the sacred in Western Arnhem Land: the legacy of the shaman, healer and mentor Paddy Compass Namadbara”, Cultural Survival Quarterly, 26: 2; 15-17.

 

Art general, rock art, material culture, archaeology:

Altman, J. 1982a. “Artists and artisans in Gunwinggu society”, in P.M. Cooke and J.C. Altman eds. Aboriginal Art at the Top, Maningrida Arts and Crafts, Maningrida, 12-16

Brandl, E. J. 1988. Australian Aboriginal paintings in western and central Arnhem Land : temporal sequences and elements of style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek art, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra

Brody, A. 1984. Kunwinjku Bim: Western Arnhem Land paintings from the collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Chaloupka, G. 1978. Report on the Djawumbu-Madjawarnja Site Complex, (n.s.)

Chaloupka, G. 1982. Burrunguy : Nourlangie Rock, Northart, Darwin

Chaloupka, G. 1983. “Kakadu rock art: its cultural, historic and pre-historic significance”, in D. Gillespie (ed), The Rock Art Sites of Kakadu National Park: some preliminary research findings for their conservation and management, ANPWS, Canberra, 1-33

Chaloupka, G. 1984. ‘Beyond cultural sites’ in H. Sullivan, Visitors to Aboriginal sites; access, control and management; proceedings of the 1983 Kakadu Workshop, Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Canberra, n.p.

Chaloupka, G. 1984. From Palaeoeart to Casual Paintings - The Chronological Sequence of Arnhem Land Plateau Rock Art, Monograph Series 1, Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, Darwin

Chaloupka, George. 1993. Journey in Time: The world’s longest continuing art tradition. The 50,000- year story of the Australian Aboriginal rock art of Arnhem Land. Sydney: Reed Books.

Chaloupka, G. and Giuliani, P. 1984. Gundulk Abel Gundalg: Mayali flora, Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, Darwin

Chaloupka, George, Kapirigi, Nipper, Nayidji, Bill, & Namingum, George. 1985. Cultural Survey of Balawurru, Deaf Adder Creek, Amarrkananga, Cannon Hill and the Northern Corridor. A report to the Australian national Parks and Wildlife Service. Darwin: Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory.

Chippindale, C. and P.S.C. Taçon. 1998. The Archaeology of Rock-art, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Coombs, H.C., Maralngurra, S.G. and Marika, W. 1979. Oenpelli bark painting, Ure Smith and Australian Council for the Arts, Sydney

Drew, J. 1995. ‘Depictions of women and gender relations in Aboriginal rock art’ in J. Balme and W. Beck, Gendered Archaeology: The Second Australian Women in Archaeology Conference, Australian National University, 105-113

Edwards, R. 1979. Australian Aboriginal Art - The Art of the Alligator Rivers Region, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra

Etheridge, R. 1893. A highly ornate “sword” from the Cobourg Peninsula, North Australia. Journal of the Anthropological Institute, XXIV;427-30.

Garde, Murray. 1994. Surprises from the Past: The Mann River Region Rock Art Recording Project. In Horizons, Summer, Vol. 2 No. 3 p.19.

Garde, M. & Taçon, P. 1995. “Kunwardde Bim: Rock Art from Western and Central Arnhem Land”, in M, West (ed), Rainbow Sugarbag and Moon, Two Artists of the Stone Country: Bardayal Nadjamerrek and Mick Kubarkku, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Garde, Murray. 1997 Ngalyod in my Head: The Art of John Mawurndjul, Exhibition catalogue, Annandale Galleries Sydney.

Garde, M. & Luke Taylor. 2000 Jimmy Njiminjuma & Abraham Mongkorrerre. In, Beyond the Pale: Contemporary Indigenous Art, 2000 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Art Gallery of South Australia, curated by Brenda Crofts. pp55-61.

Garde, M. 2000. “Mick Kubarkku and the Rock Art of the Mann River District”, in S. Kleinert and M. Neale (eds), The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture, Oxford University Press

Garde, M. 2004. Growing up in a painted Land: rock art in western Arnhem Land. In catalogue of Art Gallery of NSW exhibition Crossing Country: The alchemy of western Arnhem Land Art. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales pp 107-111.

Garde, M. and Lofty Bardayal Nadjamerrek. 2004. Barridjangonhmi Bim! Paint it for me! In Crossing Country: The alchemy of western Arnhem Land Art. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales pp 96-105

Garde, M. 2007. Lofty Bardayal Nadjamerrek A.O. In Culture Warriors: National Indigenous Art Triennial. pp. 28-30. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Gillespie, D. 1983. The Rock Art sites of Kakadu - Some Preliminary Research Findings for their Conservation and Management, Special Publication Number 10, Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Canberra

Gunn, R.G. 1992. Mikinj : rock art, myth and place : a survey and assessment of sites of significance to Jacob Nayinggul, senior traditional owner of Mikinj, Oenpelli

Holmes, S. 1972. Yirawala : artist and man, Jacaranda, Brisbane

Jelinek, J. 1989. The great art of the early Australians: the study of the evolution and role of rock art in the society of Australian hunters and gatherers, Anthropos Institute, Brno, Czechoslovakia

Jones, R. (ed). 1985. Archaeological Research in the Kakadu National Park: 1981-84, Department of Prehistory, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra.

Kamminga J and Allen H (1973) ‘Alligator Rivers environmental fact-finding study. Report of
the archaeological survey’. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Nganjmirra, N. 1997. Kunwinjku spirit : creation stories from western Arnhem Land, Carlton, Melbourne University Press

Mountford, C.P. 1939. “Aboriginal decorative art from Arnhem Land, Northern Territory of Australia”, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 63;365-371

Mountford, C.P. 1956. Art, Myth and Symbolism: Records of the American-Australian expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne

Mountford, C.P. 1957. “Aboriginal bark-paintings from Field Island, Northern Territory”, Records of the South Australian Museum, 13(1);87-89

Parker, A. 1997. Images in ochre: the art and craft of the Kunwinjku. Roseville, 1997 Penguin Press, London

Ruhe, E. 1966. Bark-paintings from Arnhem Land, Kansas, Museum of Art, University
of Kansas

Tacon, P. 1988. ‘Contemporary Aboriginal interpretations of western Arnhem Land rock paintings’ in M.West, The inspired dream; life as art in Aboriginal Australia, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, n.p.

Tacon, P. 1989. From rainbow snakes to x-ray fish : the nature of the recent rock painting tradition of western Arnhem Land, Australian National University, Canberra

Tacon, P. 1991. ‘The power of stone: symbolic aspects of stone use and tool development in western Arnhem Land’, Antiquity, 65:247, 192-207

Tacon, P. 1993. “Regionalism in the recent rock art of western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory”, Archaeology in Oceania, 28:3; 112-120

Taçon, P.S.C. and Chippindale, C. 2001. “Najombolmi’s people: from rock painting to national icon”, in A. Anderson, I. Lilley and S. O’Connor (eds), Histories of Old Ages: Essays in honour of Rhys Jones, Pandanus Books, Australian National University, Canberra, 301-10

Taçon, Paul S.C. and Murray Garde. 1995. Kunwardde Bim: Rock Art from Western and Central Arnhem Land. In M. West, ed. Rainbow Sugarbag and Moon, Two Artists of the Stone Country: Bardayal Nadjamerrek and Mick Kubarkku, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

Taylor, Luke. 1987. 'The same but different': social reproduction and innovation in the art of the Kunwinjku of western Arnhem Land. Doctoral dissertation. Australian National University.

Taylor, L. 1989. “Western Arnhem Land: figures of power”, in W. Caruana (ed), Windows on the Dreaming: Aboriginal paintings in the Australian National Gallery, Ellsyd Press, Chippendale (Sydney), 22-56

Taylor, Luke. 1996. Seeing the Inside: Bark painting in western Arnhem Land. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Taylor, L. 1999. “Flesh, bone, and spirits: Western Arnhem Land bark painting”, in H. Morphy and M. Smith Boles (eds), Art from the Land: dialogues with the Kluge-Ruhe Collection of Australian Aboriginal art, University of Virginia

Welch, D. 1982. Aboriginal rock art of Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory of Australia, Big Country Picture Company, Darwin

 

Governance, Community Development

Djayhgurrnga, E. 2003. Education and literacy for governance: A community view from Gunbalanya, Paper to the Building Effective Indigenous Governance Conference, Jabiru, November 2003

Garde, M. 2014. Lost without translation: what the Bininj missed. In, Land Rights News, October 2014 pp 4-5.

Lea, J. and Zehner, R. 1985. Democracy and planning in a small mining town: the governance transition in Jabiru’, in P. Loveday and D. Wade-Marshall, Economy and people in the North, ANU North Australia Research Unit , Darwin, 225-47

Manning, I. 2000. Preliminary Notes on the Development of An Aboriginal Economic Development Strategy for the Alligator Rivers Region, Gundjehmi Aboriginal Corporation, Jabiru

O'Brien, J. 2014. No straight thing: experiences of the Mirarr traditional owners of Kakadu National Park with the World Heritage Convention. In S. Disko & H. Tugendhat (Eds.), World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples Rights (pp. 313-338). Copenhagen: IWGIA, Forest Peoples Programme and Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation.

Taylor, J. 2003b. Indigenous Regional Futures: Data Needs for Good Governance, Paper to the Building Effective Indigenous Governance Conference, Jabiru, November 2003

Taylor, P. 1987. Evaluation of Aboriginal Training and Employment at Kakadu, ANPWS, Canberra

 

Government reports, other reports, land claims

Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service and Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories. 1991. Nomination of Kakadu National Park by the Government of Australia for Inscription in the World Heritage List, ANPWS and DASETT, Canberra

Christian, C.S. and Aldrick J.M. 1973. Alligator Rivers Region Environmental Fact- Finding Study: A Review Report, Darwin

Christian, C.S. and Aldrick J.M. 1976. Alligator Rivers Region Environmental Fact- Finding Study, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra

Christian, C.S. and Aldrick J.M. 1977. Alligator Rivers Region Environmental Fact- Finding Study, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra

Commonwealth of Australia. 1971. Proposal for a northern national park, Northern Territory, Department of the Interior, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra

Commonwealth of Australia. 1982. Joint Working Party on Employment and Training of Aboriginals in the Alligator Rivers Region - Report prepared for the Standing Committee on Social Impact of Uranium Mining on Aboriginals in the Northern Territory, Canberra

Commonwealth of Australia. 1998. Submission to the UNESCO World Heritage Mission to Kakadu National Park, Canberra

Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory. 1987b. Kakadu Stage 2: a preliminary assessment with particular reference to the operational guidelines for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, CCNT, Darwin

Department of Trade and Resources. 1980. Ranger Uranium Project: Deed to Amend the Government Agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia, Peko-Wallsend Operations Ltd., Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited, Australian Atomic Energy Commission and Energy Resources of Australia Ltd, Government Printer, Canberra

Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation and the Arts. 1988. The Potential of the Kakadu National Park Region, AGPS, Canberra

Stanley, O. 1982. “Royalty payments and the Gagudju Association”, in P. Loveday (ed), Service Delivery to Remote Communities, North Australian Research Unit, Australian National University, Darwin, 36-49

Stewart, Hon. Justice D. G. 1991. Report to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on the Kakadu Conservation Zone, AGPS, Canberra

Toohey, J. 1981. Alligator Rivers Stage II Land Claim, Report to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory, AGPS, 1981

 

History and prehistory

Brockwell S, Clarke A and Levitus R. 2001. Seasonal movement in the prehistoric human ecol- ogy of the Alligator Rivers region, north Australia. In Histories of Old Ages: Essays in Honour of Rhys Jones. (Eds A Anderson, I Lilley and S O’Connor) pp. 361–380. Pandanus Books, Canberra.

Garde M and Kohen A. 2004. Putting Herbert Basedow back in focus: the 1928 expedition to Arnhem Land. Australian Aboriginal Studies 1, 26–36.

Hiscock P (1991) ‘Exploring prehistoric cultural ecology in the Kakadu wetlands: methodological considerations’. Unpublished report to the Australian National Parks and Wildlife
service. Archaeological Services, Northern Territory University, Darwin.

Lawrence, D. 1999. Kakadu : the making of a National Park, Carlton, Melbourne University Press

MacKnight, C. C. (ed). 1969. The Farthest Coast: a selection of writings relating to the history of the northern coast of Australia, Melbourne University Press, Carlton

MacKnight, C. C. 1976. The Voyage to Marege: Macassan trepangers in northern Australia, Melbourne University Press, Carlton

Mackay D. 1929. An expedition in Arnhem Land in 1928. The Geographical Journal 74, 568–571.

Schrire, C. 1982. The Alligator Rivers: prehistory and ecology in western Arnhem Land, Department of Prehistory, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra

Schrire, C. 1984. “Interactions of past and present in Arnhem Land, north Australia”, in C. Schrire (ed), Past and Present in Hunter Gatherer Studies, Academic Press, Orlando, 67-93

Warburton, C. 1934. Buffaloes: life and adventure in Arnhem Land, Angus & Robertson, Sydney

Webster, E. M. 1986. An explorer at rest: Ludwig Leichhardt at Port Essington on the homeward voyage, 1845-1846, Melbourne University Press

White, C. 1967. “The prehistory of the Kakadu people”, Mankind, 6:9; 426-43.

Yibarbuk D 1998. Notes on traditional use of fire on the upper Cadell River. In Burning Ques- tions: Ongoing Environmental Issues for Indigenous Peoples in Northern Australia (Ed. M Langton) pp.1–16. Northern Territory University, Darwin.

Yibarbuk D and Cooke PM (2001) Bininj mak balanda kunwale manwurrk-ken. Ngoonjook 20, 33–37.

 

Land Management Topics, natural history, heritage

Bowman, D.M.J.S., Garde, M. & Saulwick, A. 2001. ‘Kunj-ken Makka Man-wurrk. Fire is for kangaroos: interpreting Aboriginal accounts of landscape burning in central Arnhem Land’, in Anderson, A., Lilley, I. & O’Connor, S. (eds.) Histories of old ages: essays in Honour of Rhys Jones, Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Canberra, pp. 61-78.

Brennan, K. 1986. Wildflowers of Kakadu : a guide to the wildflowers of Kakadu National
Park and the Top End of the Northern Territory, Kym Brennan, Jabiru

Brockwell C, Levitus R, Russell-Smith J and Forrest P (1995) Aboriginal heritage. In Kakadu Natural and Cultural Heritage and Management. (Eds AJ Press, DM Lea, A Webb and AJ Graham) pp. 16–65. Australian Nature Conservation Agency and North Australia Research Unit, Australian National University, Darwin.

Curl, D. 1990. “The changing moods of Kakadu”, Australian Geographic, 19:3; 44-70

Davis, D. and Weiler, B. 1992. “Kakadu National Park conflicts in a World Heritage
Area”, Tourism Management, 13:3; 313-20

Day, J. C. 1985. “Wet season burning for fire management-some preliminary observations”, in J. Walker, J. R. Davis and A. M. Gill (eds), Towards an Expert System for Fire Management at Kakadu National Park, CSIRO, Institute of Biological Resources, Division of Water and Land Resources, Canberra, 92-5

Dyer R, Jacklyn P, Partridge I, Russell-Smith J and Williams RJ (Eds) (2002) Savanna Burning: Understanding and Using Fire in Northern Australia. Tropical Savannas Cooperative Research Centre, Darwin.

Garde, Murray. 2004.  A list of Kundedjnjenghmi Plants. Warddeken Land Management Ltd.

Garde, Murray. 2007. Ecozones of Western Arnhem Land. Warddeken Land Management Ltd.

Garde, Murray. 2009, in collaboration with Bardayal Lofty Nadjamerrek, Mary Kolkkiwarra, Jimmy Kalarriya, Jack Djandjomerr, Bill Birriyabirriya, Ruby Bilindja, Mick Kubarkku and Peter Biless. The language of fire: seasonality, resources and landscape burning on the Arnhem Land plateau. In Culture, Ecology and Economy of Fire Management in North Australian Savannas: Rekindling the Wurrk Tradition. eds. Jeremy Russell-Smith, P.J. Whitehead, and P. Cooke. Darwin, CSIRO Publications.

Garde, Murray. & Telfer, Wendy. 2006. Indigenous knowledge of rock kangaroo ecology in western Arnhem Land, Australia. Human Ecology. Volume 34, no. 3, pp. 379-406. On-line version is at : http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10745-006-9023-3

Lucas, D. and Lucas, K. 1993. Aboriginal fire management of the Woolwonga wetlands in Kakadu National Park: final consultancy report to the Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Lucas and Lucas, on behalf of the Gagadju Association, Jabiru

McKenzie K. 2006. Kun-wok Kun-bolkken ‘The Language of Land’. DVD film. Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University, Canberra.

Morris, I. 1996. Kakadu National Park Australia, Steve Parish Publishing, Qld.

Press, A., Lea, D., Webb, A. and Graham A. (eds) 1995. Kakadu: Natural and Cultural Heritage and Management, Parks Australia and North Australia Research Unit, Darwin

Russell-Smith J 1985a. A record of change: studies of Holocene vegetation history in the South Alligator River region, Northern Territory. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia 13, 191–202.

Russell-Smith J 1985b. Studies in the jungle: people, fire and monsoon forest. In Archaeologi- cal Research in Kakadu National Park. (Ed. R Jones) pp. 241–267. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Special Publication No.13. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Russell-Smith, J. 1986. The forest in motion : exploratory studies in western Arnhem Land, Northern Australia, PhD Thesis, Australian National University, Canberra

Russell-Smith, J. and Lucas, D. 1993. Traditional resources of the South Alligator floodplain utilisation and management: final consultancy report to the Australian Nature Conservation Agency, ANCA, Jabiru

Russell-Smith J 1995. Fire management. In Kakadu Natural and Cultural Heritage and Man- agement. (Eds AJ Press, DM Lea, A Webb and AJ Graham) pp. 217–237. Australian Nature Conservation Agency and North Australia Research Unit, Australian National University, Darwin.

Russell-Smith, J. (et al). 1997. “Aboriginal resource utilization and fire management practice in western Arnhem Land, Australia: Notes for prehistory, lessons for the future”, Human Ecology 25;159-195

Russell-Smith J, Lucas D, Gapindi M, Gunbunuka B, Kapirigi N, Namingum G, Lucas K, Giuliani P and Chaloupka G (1997) Aboriginal resource utilization and fire management practice in western Arnhem Land, monsoonal northern Australia: notes for prehistory and lessons for the future. Human Ecology 25, 159–195.
Russell-Smith J, Ryan PG, Klessa D, Waight G and Harwood R (1998) Fire regimes, fire-sensi- tive vegetation, and fire management of the sandstone Arnhem plateau, monsoonal northern Australia. Journal of Applied Ecology 35, 829–846.

Russell-Smith J 2002. Pre-contact Aboriginal, and contemporary fire regimes of the savanna
landscapes of northern Australia: patterns, changes and ecological processes. In ‘Australian fire regimes: contemporary patterns (April 1998–March 2000) and changes since European settlement’. (Eds J Russell-Smith, R Craig, AM Gill, R Smith and JE Williams). Australia State of the Environment Second Technical Paper Series (Biodiversity). Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra <http://www.ea.gov.au/soe/techpapers/ index.html>.

Russell-Smith J, Ryan PG and Cheal D. 2002. Fire regimes and the conservation of sandstone heath in monsoonal northern Australia: frequency, interval, patchiness. Biological Conser- vation 104, 91–106.

Russell-Smith J, Yates C, Edwards A, Allan GE, Cook GD, Cooke P, Craig R, Heath B and Smith R (2003) Contemporary fire regimes of northern Australia, 1997–2001: change since Aboriginal occupancy, challenges for sustainable management. International Journal of Wildland Fire 12, 283–297.

Sadler, H. 1980. “Implications of the battle for the Alligator Rivers: land use planning and environmental protection”, in R. Jones (ed), Northern Australia: options and implications, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, 187-200

Walker, J., Davis, J. R. and Gill, A. M. (eds). 1985. Towards an Expert System for Fire Management at Kakadu National Park, CSIRO, Canberra

Warddeken Land Management Ltd. Annual Report 2010-2011.

O'Brien, J. (2014). No straight thing: experiences of the Mirarr traditional owners of Kakadu National Park with the World Heritage Convention. In S. Disko & H. Tugendhat (Eds.), World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples Rights (pp. 313-338). Copenhagen: IWGIA, Forest Peoples Programme and Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation.

 

Linguistics

Birch Bruce. 2006. Erre, Mengerrdji, Urningangk. Three languages from the Alligator Rivers Region of North Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation, Jabiru, Northern Territory.

Bishop, Judith B. 2002. Intonation and prosody in two dialects of Bininj Gun-Wok: an autosegmental-metrical analysis. Doctoral dissertation, University of Melbourne.Carroll, Peter (1995) The old people told us; Verbal Art in Western Arnhem Land. Doctoral dissertation. University of Queensland.

Carroll, Peter (1976) Kunwinjku: A language of western Arnhem Land, M.A. dissertation, Australian National University.

Carroll, P. 1995. The Old People Told Us: Verbal Art in Western Arnhem Land, Unpublished Thesis, University of Queensland

Berndt, Catherine H. (1951) Some figures of speech and oblique reference in an Australian language (Gunwinggu). Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 7, 266-71.

Evans, Nicholas (1992) ‘Wanjh! Bonj! Nja !’: Sequential organization and social deixis in Mayali interjections. Journal of Pragmatics 18, 225-244.

Evans, Nicholas. 1995. A-quantifiers and scope in Mayali. In Emmon Bach, Eloise Jelinek, Angelika Kratzer and Barbara Hall Partee, eds, Quantification in natural language. Dordrecht: Kluwer. Pp 207-270.

Evans, Nicholas. 1996. The syntax and semantics of body parts in Gun-djeihmi. In H. Chappell & W. McGregor, eds., The grammar of inalienability.    Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp 65-109.

Evans, Nicholas. 1997. Head classes and agreement classes in the Mayali dialect chain. In Mark Harvey    &   Nicholas    Reid,    e d s .    Nominal    Classification    in    Aboriginal    Australia. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 105-147.

Evans, Nicholas. 1997. Role or cast? Noun incorporation and complex predicates in Mayali. In Alex Alsina, Joan Bresnan & Peter Sells, eds., Complex Predicates. Stanford: CSLI. Pp. 397-430.

Evans, Nicholas, Dunstan Brown & Greville C. Corbett. 1998. Emu divorce: a unified account of gender and noun class assignment in Mayali. Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistics Society 34:147-172.

Evans, Nicholas (1999) Why argument affixes in polysynthetic languages are not pronouns: evidence from Bininj Gun-wok. Sprachtypol. Univ. Forsch. (STUF), Berlin 52, 3/4, 255-281.

Evans, Nicholas (2000) Kinship Verbs. In P.M.Vogel and B. Comrie eds, Approaches to the typology of word classes. Berlin, New york: Mouton de Gruyter. 103-172.

Evans, Nicholas (2003) Bininj Gun-wok: A pan-dialectal grammar of Mayali, Kunwinjku and Kune. [2 volumes] Canberra: Pacific Linguistics

Etherington, Steve. & Etherington, Narelle (1994) Kunwinjku Kunwok: A short introduction to Kunwinjku language and society. Kunbarlanja: The Kunwinjku Language Centre.

Fletcher, Janet & Nicholas Evans. 2000. Intonational downtrends in Mayali. Australian Journal of Linguistics 20.1:23-38.

Garde, Murray. 1996. ‘Saying Nothing’: The language of joking relationships in Aboriginal Australia. Grad.Dip. Thesis: Discipline of Anthropology, Northern Territory University.

Garde, Murray. 2008. Kun-dangwok: ‘‘clan lects’’ and Ausbau in western Arnhem Land. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 191: 141-169.

Garde, Murray. 2008. Person reference, proper names and circumspection in Bininj Kunwok conversation. In Brett Baker and Ilana Mushin (eds.), Discourse and Grammar in Australian Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 203-232.

Garde, M. 2011 Bininj Gunwok Talk About Health, Medical terms and vocabulary for health professionals. Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation, Jabiru.

Garde, M. 2013. Culture, Interaction and Person Reference in an Australian Language: an ethnography of communication. Culture and Language Use, Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, John Benjamins.

Garde, M. 2014. Shifting Relations: Structure and agency in the language of Bininj Gunwok kinship. In Pensalfini R., Turpin M, Guillemin D. (Eds)., Language Description Informed by Theory John Benjamins. 361-381.

Garde, M. 2014. Doing things with toponyms: the pragmatics of place names in Western Arnhem Land. In, I.D. Clark, L Hercus, L. Kostanski (eds) Indigenous and Minority Place Names – Australian and International Perspectives, ANU ePress & Aboriginal History Inc., Canberra.

Garde, M. 2014. Lost without translation: what the Bininj missed. In, Land Rights News, October 2014 pp 4-5.

Harvey, M. M. 1989. Study and development of an orthography for the Gagudju [Kakudju] language,
Alligator Rivers, Phase II: final report 1989, unpublished report to ANPWS

Harvey, M. 1990. The Gaagudju people and their language, unpublished report to
ANPWS, Queanbeyan, 1985

Harvey, M. 1992. The Gaagudju people and their language, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Sydney

Harvey, Mark. 2001a. A Grammar of Limilngan: A Language of the Mary River Region, Northern Teritory, Australia. Canberra: Australian National University.

Harris, Joy Kinslow. 1969. Descriptive and comparative study of the Gunwingguan languages, Northern Territory. Doctoral dissertation, Australian National University.

Harris, J. K. 1970. “Gunkurrng, A Mother-in-Law Language”, in S. Wurm and D.
Laycock (eds), Pacific Studies in Honour of Arthur Capell, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra

Kesteven, S. 1984. “Linguistic considerations of land tenure in western Arnhem land”, in (n.a.) Further application of linguistics to Australian Aboriginal contexts, Applied Linguistics Association of Australia , 47-64

Oates, Lyn F. 1964. A tentative description of the Gunwinggu language (of western Arnhem Land). Sydney: Oceania Linguistic Monographs.

Richards, A. 1984. Report on the bilingual education program at Oenpelli school, N.T.
Department of Education, Darwin

 

Music

Garde, Murray. 1998. From a Distance: Traditional music in the Maningrida community and on their internet site. Perfect Beat. 4 (1) pp. 4-18.

Garde, Murray, Danaja, P., & Djelkwarrngi Wood, T. 2000. 'That didjeridu has sent them mad'. In I. Chance (Ed.), Kaltja now : Indigenous arts Australia (pp. 12-25). Kent Town (SA): Wakefield Press.

Garde, Murray. 2005-6 The language of kun-borrk in western Arnhem Land. Musicology Australia, Vol. 28, pp. 59-89.

Garde, Murray. 2007. Wurrurrumi: The Kunborrk Songs of Kevin Djimarr. CD recording and scholarly notes. Sydney: University of Sydney Press.

Garde, Murray. 2007 Morrdjdjanjno ngan-marnbom story nakka,‘songs that turn me into a story teller’: the morrdjdjanjno of western Arnhem Land. Australian Aboriginal Studies 2007/2, pp35-45

 

Mining

Bonner, P. 1990. “Ranger spills its guts”, Aboriginal Law Bulletin, 2:42; 12-13

Commonwealth of Australia. 1980. The Koongarra Project. Department of Science and the Environment, Canberra

Christian, C.S. and Aldrick J.M. 1977. Alligator Rivers Region Environmental Fact- Finding Study, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra

Carbon, B. and Johnston, A. 1997. Area affected by the Ranger uranium mine, Unpublished report, Supervising Scientist, Canberra

Coombs, H. C. 1980a. “The impact of uranium mining on the social environment of Aboriginals in the Alligator Rivers Region”, in S. Harris (ed), Social and Environmental Choice: the impact of uranium mining in the Northern Territory, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, 122-35

Cronin, D. and Crough, G. 1997a. Jurisdiction, Legal Power and other forms of Legal Authority exercised by Government Organisations and ERA in the Kakadu National Park Region, Working Paper, Gundjehmi Aboriginal Corporation, Jabiru

Cronin, D. and Crough, G. 1997. Kakadu Region Economic and Institutional Overview Study – Final Report to the Aboriginal Project Committee, Kakadu Region Social Impact Study, Supervising Scientist, Canberra

Riley, G. H. 1989. “Kakadu Mining Inc.”, in B. Richards et al. (eds) Environmental Planning in Multiple Land Use Areas: proceedings of the 11th North Australian Mine Rehabilitation Workshop, Government Printer, Darwin, 111-21

Thomas, G. 1989. “The Gagudju story”, in B. Richards et al. (eds), Environmental Planning in Multiple Land Use Areas: proceedings of the 11th North Australian Mine Rehabilitation Workshop, Government Printer, Darwin, 129-30

Northern Territory Department of Mines and Energy and Northern Territory Geological Survey. 1985. Mineral Potential of the Kakadu Region, Northern Territory Government, Darwin.

O'Brien, J. 2003. Canberra Yellowcake: the politics of uranium and how Aboriginal land rights failed the Mirrar people. Journal of Northern Territory History (14), 79-91.

Unger, C. (et al). 1989. “Planning for rehabilitation of the tailings dam at Ranger Uranium Mines”, in B. Richards et al. (eds), Environmental Planning in Multiple Land Use Areas: proceedings of the 11th    North Australian Mine Rehabilitation Workshop, Government Printer, Darwin, 153-65

Uranium Task Group. 1979a. Ranger Uranium Project: management agreement between Peko-Wallsend Operations Ltd., Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited, Australian Atomic Energy Commission and Ranger Uranium Mines Pty Ltd, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, AGPS, Canberra