Namoi: Oral History of Phil Duncan

Title

Namoi: Oral History of Phil Duncan

Description

An interview in four parts.

Phil Duncan is an Aboriginal man with both Wiradjuri and Gamilaraay heritage. He identifies predominantly as a Gamilaraay man who grew up in Moree in northern New South Wales. Born in 1963, Phil is Chair of the First Peoples' Water Engagement Council and has witnessed a number of important changes in this region regarding cotton farming, weirs and dams, and the water quality.

Phil is knowledgeable in his heritage and emphasises the importance of Aboriginal connection to Country, and caring for Country as an important responsibility for Aboriginal people. He recommends that traditional Aboriginal knowledges be adhered to regarding the conservation of Country as Western land management methods have had a detrimental impact.


Mentioned:

Turtles, sheep & cattle (farming), worms.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2011-03-01

Access Rights

Open access. Conditional use.

License

Provenance

Originally organised by researchers in sub-collection 'MDB Extra'.

An archival version of the Talking Fish Collection is managed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA).

Mediator

Unmediated licence agreement. Interviewee's consent condition: Has requested access restrictions but has not specified what they are.

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

Phil Duncan

Location

Parramatta, New South Wales

Duration

Part 1 00:22:42
Part 2 00:19:53
Part 3 00:10:01
Part 4 00:22:10

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Namoi River
This Item References Item: Wiradjuri
Item: Gamilaraay
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Golden Perch
Item: Murray Cod
Item: First Peoples' Water Engagement Council (FPWEC)
Is Referenced By This Item

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