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

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