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What Is Indigenous Knowledge (Ik)?

Indigenous Knowledge, or ‘IK’ is defined as knowledge held currently and continually developed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Normally, we don’t say ‘traditional’ as it’s important to remember that Indigenous Knowledge is constantly changing and evolving.

Examples of traditional knowledge include:

Examples of ‘indigenous cultural expression’:

Who Owns Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Cultural Expression?

First Nations people are the guardians and owners of traditional knowledge and Indigenous cultural expression on behalf of their communities.

To learn more about implementing Aboriginal Culture and Education into your workplace or classroom — contact our team on (02) 4730 0400 or


Acknowledgement of Aboriginal & Torres Strait People

Muru Mittigar is a proud Dharug Aboriginal Social Enterprise, providing ‘real time’ employment, education, and training opportunities to the Western Sydney Aboriginal & Torres Strait Community. Our offerings encompass authentic Australian Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Programs, Community Assistance and Financial Services, and high-quality Contracting and Consulting business services such as landscaping, arboriculture, native plant nursery and land conservation management services.

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111 Henry Street, Penrith NSW 2750
(02) 47 300 400