Djandak Dja Kunditja (Country Healing its home) - The assessment of Biocultural (BC) and Traditional knowledge (TK) applicability (Report)
14 Jul 2023
Megan Wong |
This document was developed to inform Traditional and Biocultural Knowledge Label (TK-BC) discussions at Local Contexts Training Hub, attended by DJAARA, DJANDAK, 6-10 February 2023 at Waikato University in Hamilton city Aotearoa New Zealand. It assesses which labels may be most beneficial to represent the interest of DJAARA through application to the kangaroo grass information and data collated and generated through the Djandak Dja Kunditja project (Country Healing its Home). The themes were drawn from the analysis of structured interviews with Djaara and DDWCAC staff, and the researchers on the Djandak Dja Kunditja project. The interviews which investigated the rights, responsibilities and interests of DJAARA to kangaroo grass on Country and the information documented and generated through the Djandak Dja Kunditja project (Country Healing its Home).
The BC (Biocultural) Notice is a visible notification that there are accompanying cultural rights and responsibilities that need further attention for any future sharing and use of this material or data. The BC Notice recognizes the rights of Indigenous peoples to permission the use of information, collections, data and digital sequence information (DSI) generated from the biodiversity or genetic resources associated with traditional lands, waters, and territories. The BC Notice may indicate that BC Labels are in development and their implementation is being negotiated.