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1965 Freedom Ride online exhibition

New Freedom Ride exhibition takes us back to 1965

2 Mar 2015

A new revitalised online exhibition exposing the racial tensions and poor living conditions for Aboriginal people in country New South Wales was brought to light during the 1965 Freedom Ride held 50 years ago. The online exhibition presents...

Gurindji elder Jimmy Manngayarri (Kurrajnginyi)

Sharing knowledge on Mother Language Day

21 Feb 2015

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) through its digitisation program has unearthed the historically and culturally relevant Gurindji language recordings in time for International Mother Language Day....

From left to right: Professor Mick Dodson, Dr Rosemary Bryant, Dr Michael Adams, Dr Odette Best, Dr Ray Lovett, and the Hon. Warren Snowdon, MP.

Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery launched

27 Nov 2014

From left to right: Professor Mick Dodson, Dr Rosemary Bryant, Dr Michael Adams, Dr Odette Best, Dr Ray Lovett, and the Hon. Warren Snowdon, MP. AIATSIS launches an important and relevant book, Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Mick Adams with his new book Men's Business

New book sheds light on a silent killer

25 Nov 2014

Cover of Mick Adams new book 'Men's Business'. A ground-breaking study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men’s sexual and reproductive health findings by AIATSIS Indigenous Research Fellow Dr Michael Adams, Men’s...

AIATSIS Research Fellow, Dr Ray Lovett, will lead a small team tasked with conducting a literature review that will consolidate existing knowledge, practice and responses to violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

AIATSIS research helps create safer communities

24 Nov 2014

Dr Ray Lovett will lead a small team tasked with conducting a literature review that will consolidate existing knowledge, practice and responses to violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women AIATSIS has won an important role in...

The Country in Colour exhibition is almost fully installed ahead of the opening day Tuesday 25 November. (L – R) Costa Nikolakopoulos, John Paul Janke and Alison French discuss the artwork West MacDonnell Ranges, by Lenie Namatjira.

Namatjira Family art exhibition and market day

24 Nov 2014

The Country in Colour exhibition is almost fully installed ahead of the opening day Tuesday 25 November. (L – R) Costa Nikolakopoulos, John Paul Janke and Alison French discuss the artwork West MacDonnell Ranges, by Lenie Namatjira.Descendants...

Professor Mick Dodson AM delivers the National Press Club Address

Before It’s Too Late: a call to secure Australia’s Indigenous heritage

12 Nov 2014

At his National Press Club address, Professor Dodson said the Institute's collections are in jeopardy and announced the launch of a foundation in early 2015. [[nid:17471]] “Long after each of us in this room have passed on, what we leave our...

Encounters with Indigeneity

11 Nov 2014

Cover of Jeremy Beckett's 'Encounters with Indigeneity'. Writing about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples In the latest release from Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) internationally renowned Australian scholar, Professor...

AIATSIS Chairperson, Professor Mick Dodson AM, and University of Sydney’s Vice Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organisations work together to increase cultural competency in Australia.

Partnership to increase Cultural Competency

27 Oct 2014

AIATSIS Chairperson, Professor Mick Dodson AM, and University of Sydney’s Vice Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organisations work together to increase cultural competency in Australia...

Natasha Nadji hands priceless film of her grandfather, Big Bill Neidjie’s final funerary rite to AIATSIS for safe keeping during a re-enactment of an ancient Aboriginal Lorrkkon Ceremony in Canberra. L to R: Senator Scott Ryan, Mick Dodson, Senator for the Northern Territory Nova Peris, Justin Cooper, Ronald Lamilami, Natasha Nadji and Solomon Cooper

AIATSIS 'a site of pilgrimage'

27 Oct 2014

Natasha Nadji hands priceless film of her grandfather, Big Bill Neidjie’s final funerary rite to AIATSIS for safe keeping during a re-enactment of an ancient Aboriginal Lorrkkon Ceremony in Canberra. L to R: Senator Scott Ryan, Mick Dodson,...

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