Title

Stories want to be told: Elaap Karlaboodjar

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Philosophy Activism Nature

Publisher

PAN Partners

School

School of Science / Centre for Ecosystem Management

RAS ID

20461

Comments

Wooltorton, S., Collard, L., & Horwitz, P. (2014). Stories want to be told: Elaap Karlaboodjar. PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature, 11, 3-18. Available here

Abstract

Water is carried into the estuary by the Collie and the Preston rivers, although five rivers drain the Leschenault catchment into Elaap, the Leschenault Estuarine System: the Wellesley, Collie, Brunswick, Preston and Ferguson. Elaap is a Noongar word which means ‘on or by the water’, referring to the people and their place. There are many stories about this estuary – some new, some a little older, and some ancient. Nitja Noongar boodjar, derbal – this is Noongar(4) country and estuary(5). Our stories are old, like our place...

DOI

10.4225/03/584f593732341

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