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|Publisher||Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation|
|Last update||21 August 2013|
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The Larrakia calendar was produced by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) as part of the Capturing Indigenous Knowledge in Northern Australia project.
The calendar was developed by members of the Gulumoerrgin language group (the language for Darwin and the surrounding regions of Cox Peninsula and Gunn Point) in the Northern Territory (NT) and the CSIRO.
The Gulumoerrgin seasonal year is divided into seven main seasons:
The Capturing Indigenous Knowledge in Northern Australia project was developed to capture Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ecological knowledge to further understanding about the ecology of northern Australia, and the calendars demonstrate the wealth of knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people hold for their environment.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
The Capturing Indigenous knowledge in northern Australia project was a collaboration between the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and a number of Indigenous language groups in the north of Australia to create seasonal calendars.
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