There is a very complex classification sytem that maps out relationships for people and the natural world around us. This is sometimes referred to as a Kinship system. The image shows some of the animals fo the area and the groups they belong to.
People are also a part of this system. Each bininj person is locked into the system by their birth inheritance.
Kinship System – Gunmud
There are 16 Kinship or Gunmud classification names: 8 male and 8 female groups, 8 Dhuwa and 8 Yirridja.
You will learn more about this during your visit to Kakadu Billabong Safari Camp.