Caring for country through participatory art: Creating a boundary object for communicating Indigenous knowledge and values

The following article by Melanie Zurba CEESP member and PhD Candidate - Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba was recently published in Local Environment: The international journal of justice and sustainability.


The article argues the trend towards the inclusion of diverse groups in environmental decision-making that has led to the need to explore new forms of communication to engage communities in expressing their values and aspirations. Participatory art as an emergent methodology is explored with Traditional Owner groups involved in policy development through the Girringun Aboriginal Corporation in northern Queensland, Australia.

Work area: 
Social Policy
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