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Intellectual Property

Ethics that Govern Aboriginal Spiritual People in the Age of Media

Discussion

Aboriginal communities are the guardians of a collection of sacred knowledge including ceremonies that are becoming increasingly open to unauthorized commercial exploitation by individuals, companies or institutions. Music, songs, dance, stories, designs and symbols are passed on in many Aboriginal communities from memory and by word of mouth.

Intellectual Property

Ethics that Govern Aboriginal Spiritual People in the Age of Media

Discussion

How do Aboriginal people relate to their community in the context of their traditional knowledge, and how can the dynamic aspects of traditional knowledge itself be effectively protected from outside exploitation?

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