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 that 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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A bilingual version of Aboriginal Sydney.

Aboriginal Studies Press to enter the Chinese market

Monday, 4 May 2015

Aboriginal Studies Press has announced that five of its titles are being translated and will be published in China.

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‘What do we want?’ A political history of Aboriginal land rights in New South Wales

Friday, 1 May 2015

‘What do we want?’ was the rallying call for land rights activists in New South Wales in the late 1970s.