Aboriginal Studies Press

Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) is the Australian Institute of Aboriginal of Torres Strait Islander Studies' (AIATSIS) publishing arm and Australia's leading publisher of Australian Indigenous studies. We have an eye for identifying compelling and award-winning narratives that capture the unique heritage and diverse lives of Australia's first peoples. We pride ourselves on our ethical publishing which provides readers with a rich understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' histories and cultures.

Our authors are Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics and writers who work independently and, at times, collaboratively to ensure that the best of Australia's stories are shared with current and future generations. Our small publishing team publishes about six titles each year with about 120 titles available.

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From the AIATSIS publishing arm, Aboriginal Studies Press.

aboriginal australia map

Aboriginal Australia map

The hugely popular map attempts to represent all language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal people of Australia.

Little Red Yellow Black

LRYB is a best-selling educational resource for anyone wanting an introduction to the rich history and contemporary culture of Indigenous Australia.

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Aboriginal Studies Press news

Pictures From My Memory: My story as a Ngaatjatjarra woman

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 - 9:45am

Pictures From My Memory is the compelling autobiographical account of Lizzie Marrkilyi Ellis’ life as a Ngaatjatjarra woman from the Australian Western Desert.

Don Garden (President Royal Historical Society Victoria) with Meyer Eidelson and Justine Heazlewood (Director Public Record Office Victoria)

Melbourne Dreaming award win

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 4:15pm

Aboriginal Studies Press' Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present by Meyer Eidelson won the Historical Interpretation Award at the 2015 Victorian Community History Awards held at the Arts Centre in Melbourne recently.