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AIATSIS’ story will soon be etched on to its own possum skin cloak by renowned Yorta Yorta artist and cloakmaker, Lee Darroch. AIATSIS multimedia officer, Andrew Turner, went to visit Lee at her home studio to document its creation.
This year we invited four remote Aboriginal community art centres to take part in our largest Aboriginal Art Market yet.
Earlier this year Jodie Dowd undertook an internship at the National Museum of the American Indian which is a part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.
How does it feel to hold a real piece of cold war spy equipment in your hands? For our skilled audio technicians, it’s all in a day’s work.
An issue of The Strand Magazine from December 1914 featured an article by an Australian journalist entitled ‘Black “Sherlocks”: The Native trackers of Australia’.
For many years, AIATSIS has been looking after Arthur Capell’s archive of over 230 reels that contain language recordings.
Archives, or manuscript collections, form over time. In the process, a structure develops, a shape which reflects the way the content has been created and organised.
With local competitions and the NRL winding up, Koori communities all over New South Wales are finalising plans for their Knockout teams.
The AIATSIS Australian Indigenous Languages Collection was established in 1981.