Wet Tropics Traditional Owners Strategic Research Directions Workshop Report

McIntyre-Tamwoy, Susan, Canendo, Warren, and Wyles-Whelan, Troy (2010) Wet Tropics Traditional Owners Strategic Research Directions Workshop Report. Report. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

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This report documents the outcomes of the Traditional Owners of the Wet Tropics Strategic Research Direction Workshop held at Innisfail from the 15th -16th September 2009. The objectives of the workshop were to: • Present outcomes and experiences from MTSRF Funded Rainforest Aboriginal research in period 2006-2010; • Provide a synthesis of work that has occurred through Rainforest CRC relevant to Aboriginal Peoples; • Provide opportunities for Traditional Owners to discuss emerging research priorities for natural and cultural resource management including consideration of the Australian Government’s new priorities; • Provide opportunities for interactions between Traditional Owners, managers and researchers regarding these emerging issues and priorities; • Enable direction-setting by Traditional Owners for the next stage of MSTRF; • Advise MTSRF on the best means of ensuring ongoing advice to researchers about Aboriginal considerations and connections in research during the last year of the current MTSRF 2009-2010; • Identify processes for ongoing engagement of Traditional Owners for establishing next stages of MTSRF research.

Item ID: 17109
Item Type: Report (Report)
Keywords: Indigenous research, Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, scientists and Traditional Owners, rainforest
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Funders: MTSRF, Commonwealth Government
Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 06:48
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2101 Archaeology > 210101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970105 Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9503 Heritage > 950302 Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage @ 50%
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