Matthew Rigney is an Elder of the Ngarrindjeri Nation in South Australia. He discusses the culture and spirituality of his people, the changes in the waterways within the Coorong region with special regard to floods and barrages, the issues with government in gaining water for cultural flows for Indigenous peoples, traditional Ngarrindjeri land and water management, and fishing in the region.
Topics covered include: Aboriginal land and water management practices; competing views of Aboriginal and Eurocentric viewpoints regarding the environment and economy; Indigenous connection to land; cultural flows; Cultural Water Access Licences, Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations (MLDRIN); Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority.
Electronic records have been made private as per the request of Matthew Rigney's family. As part of our data access requirements, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Data Archive (located at the University of Technology, Sydney) requires an applicant to sign an undertaking before access to material can be approved. These undertakings may include a request for information about the intended use of the data. The depositor and/or family may be informed of the application.
Preliminary applications may be made to:
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Item: The Coorong and Lower Lakes
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Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
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Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
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Item: Golden Perch
Item: Bony Bream
Item: Black Bream
Item: Freshwater Catfish
Item: Murray Cod
Item: Yelloweye Mullet
Item: European Carp
Item: Murray Cray
Item: Australian Paratya
Item: Common Yabbie
Item: Cultural flows