The Aboriginal Way: Western Science Meets Aboriginal Science

Gnarla Boodja Mili Mili uses an old archival map to show the original swamplands overlaid with  Google Maps that reveal 21st century streets and built infrastructure. It shows users intrinsic Aboriginal knowledge in a modern digital setting and provides a detailed, pre-colonial Aboriginal place naming map of Whadjuk country. 

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Sarah Butler
Podcast: Indigenous Communities and GIS

Listen to this episode of the podcast Location Matters where Winyama’s managing director, Andrew Dowding, discusses the connection between GIS and aboriginal communities and the importance of digitally documenting indigenous knowledge through maps.

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Sarah Butler