Gurindji Multimedia Dictionary

You are about to enter the Gurindji Multimedia Database. It is a condition of use of this database that users ensure that any use of the information contained in this catalogue is consistent with the views and sensitivities of Gurindji people.

Materials (including text, sound and images) included in this catalogue are subject to access conditions:

Intellectual property:

* The Gurindji knowledge in this book is the intellectual property of Gurindji people. This knowledge should only be used with the written consent of the intellectual property owners and with proper attribution.
* The western scientific knowledge and illustrations in this book are the property of the Department of Land Resource Management. These materials should only be used with appropriate approval.
* No part of this database can be used for commercial purposes without prior written permission from the intellectual property holders.


This database is copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 and subsequent amendments, no part of this database may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission. Please forward all correspondence to AUSIL.

© Gurindji language: Gurindji people 2013
© Database compilation: Felicity Meakins, Patrick McConvell, Erika Charola, Norm McNair, Helen McNair and Lauren Campbell 2013
© Illustrations: Department of Land Resource Management; Catholic Education Office Kimberley Region; Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation 2013

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this database is completely public. No reference is made to men and women's business or private body parts. Nonetheless users are warned that there may be words and descriptions which may be culturally sensitive and which might not normally be used in certain public or community contexts.
All texts, images and audio of deceased people in this database are used with permission from Gurindji families. Nonetheless users of this catalogue should be aware that, for Gurindji people, seeing images of deceased persons or hearing them may cause sadness or distress and in some cases, offend against strongly held cultural prohibitions.

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