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Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property - Territory Natural Resource Management

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What is ICIP?

Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) means all parts of Indigenous knowledge and culture that you want protected and recognised including:

Cultural objects and property such as paintings, Indigenous human remains, artefacts, rock art
Cultural knowledge such as knowledge about country, sacred sites, plants and animals and how to look after them or use them, knowledge of weather patterns, knowledge of kinship systems

Cultural practices and ways of communicating culture such as songs, stories, dance, ceremony, making bush medicine, hunting