How water is valued by Indigenous culture


For Indigenous people, water is an intricate part of the landscape that holds vast social, cultural and economic importance; its value is intangible.

This exellent podcast explores how water is valued by Indigenous culture and how to enrich a greater engagement with all stakeholders on cultural aspects of water.  Arron Hieatt, Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) Lead Water and Wastewater infrastructure interviews Collen Wall, Executive Officer at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal and Advocacy Service.  This is a story from Queensland.

“…slow down and appreciate what you have…if we come to the point where we can all sit down around the table and talk about the country and not who owns it…it is about everybody respecting country, if we don’t, we won’t have an earth that will look after us…,” Collin Wall

Listen to this conversation on soundcloud.