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Strategies to Support the Interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Commercial Development of Gourmet Bush Food Products

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 March 2016

Kylie Lingard
Affiliation:
Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law, University of New England, Australia
Paul Martin
Affiliation:
Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law, University of New England, Australia
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Abstract:

Indigenous groups and individuals may have different needs and aspirations in relation to their local plant foods (“bush foods”). Interests may reflect totemic relationships, customary rights and duties, social positions, political and economic motivations, and personal capacities. This article uses a systems method to identify strategies to support the diverse interests of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the commercial development of gourmet bush food products. The aim is to identify possibilities for further consideration by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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