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Conflict In Common: Heritage-Making In Cape York, Nicholas Skilton, Michael Adams, Leah Maree Gibbs Jan 2014

Conflict In Common: Heritage-Making In Cape York, Nicholas Skilton, Michael Adams, Leah Maree Gibbs

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The outstanding natural and cultural values of Cape York have been acknowledged for decades, but those decades have been characterised by deep conflict. Non-government organisation intervention in local politics has seen a forceful push for nominating some or all of the Cape York Peninsula as a World Heritage Site. We illuminate the authorised heritage discourse at work in heritage-making, and highlight contested issues of ownership, governance, authenticity, and value. These themes contribute to the possibility of marginalising the voices of local people who wish to contribute to heritage-making in Cape York. Politics infuses all aspects of heritage-making in Cape York ...


Pukulpa Pitjama Ananguku Ngurakutu - Welcome To Anangu Land: World Heritage At Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Michael J. Adams Jan 2014

Pukulpa Pitjama Ananguku Ngurakutu - Welcome To Anangu Land: World Heritage At Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Michael J. Adams

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Located in the centre of Australia, the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and World Heritage Site is centred on the huge sandstone monolith Uluru, arguably the best known natural symbol of Australia and a major focus of the tourism industry. The Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara speaking Indigenous people of this Western Desert region of the Northern Territory call themselves Anangu. The landscape of the park includes ecological zones typical of the Central Australian arid ecosystems, as well as the monoliths of Uluru and Kata Tjuta themselves, which have been recognised in Anangu culture and practices for millenia. In Anangu terms, this landscape ...