[talk-au] Aboriginal art sites
andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 00:07:06 UTC 2019
On Mon, 1 Apr 2019 at 10:59, Ewen Hill <ewen.hill at gmail.com> wrote:
> This should be documented clearly. Whilst there is a lot of well known art
> work, there are a significant number of sacred areas that should not be
> mapped or identified due to the cultural significance. We only need one
> person transgressing due to OSM to cause offence. I have just worked with
> the local owners during an emergency and it is amazing the amount of
> artifacts that were identified that could disappear if mapped accurately by
> trophy hunters.
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019 at 10:38, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
>> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019 at 08:51, Gavin Scott <gavincscott at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The issue about the sacred-ness -it is not the job of OSM to make this
>>> call. If you think an item is too private to map (perhaps such as a farmers
>>> internal road network) then don't map it. Tthis is the mappers call.
>> There has been discussion here previously about mapping ceremonial
>> trails, & the consensus was that it should only be done with the agreement
>> & approval of the local Elders, so the same principle should apply to these
>> Should that be documented as OSM (maybe AU?) policy, or left to the
>> discretion of individual mappers?
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> Warm Regards
> Ewen Hill
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