Indigenous Archive Tool

mukurtu_browse_w400Mukurtu Wumpurrarni-kari Archive was created by the Warmungu community in Australia and is housed at the Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture center.  It contains multimedia of cultural artifacts and documents.  The content is defined by parameters set my the Warumungu cultural protocols which set who can view and distribute the cultural knowledge.  This website contains information about the archive and  its future directions.

In the creation of the archive founding members communicating with:

Ara Irititja

Northern Territory Library


Plateau Center for American Indian Studies

In the future the group hopes to develop:

  • An audio component that allows audio tracks to be recorded on the fly and attached to content already in the database.
  • Mapping capabilities
  • Addition of public collections
  • Robust installation package
  • Production/remix functionality

Archive Image [Online Image]. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2009, from Mukurtu Wumpurranri-kari website.


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