News

2016

Sherika Nulgit from the Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Culture learning preservation techniques.

Fellowship to support preservation of audiovisual Indigenous heritage

29 Aug 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations in remote Australia can now apply to receive support and be empowered to archive and preserve their audiovisual cultural heritage.

The Family History Unit, (L-R) PJ, Judy, Narelle and Kayannie

Family history month at AIATSIS

16 Aug 2016

We can help you to research your Indigenous family history.

Award for ASP translations

26 Jul 2016

A series of titles from ASP won the Australia-China Council 2016 Special Award for Translation.

Possum skin cloak designer Lee Durroch with AIATSIS Curator Alana Garwood-Houng.

Possum skin cloak for AIATSIS

15 Jul 2016

Staff sat down with Yorta Yorta, Mutti Mutti and Boon Wurrung woman Lee Darroch to design an AIATSIS possum skin cloak.

A glass eel trap sculpture

2017 Stanner Award now open

6 Jul 2016

Entries for the 2017 Stanner Award open Friday 1 July 2016 and close at 5pm (EST) Tuesday 31 January 2017.

Delegates from the Native Title Conference Youth Forum with Professor Alfred.

Record numbers for conference

30 Jun 2016

AIATSIS CEO Russell Taylor AM was pleased to see a record number of registered delegates at this year's National Native Title Conference.

Jodie Dowd

Jodie to intern at the Smithsonian

25 May 2016

AIATSIS staff member Jodie Dowd is travelling from Canberra to Washington D.C. to complete a 10-week Internship at the Smithsonian.

Pictures From My Memory: My story as a Ngaatjatjarra woman

18 May 2016

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

Craig Ritchie

Welcome Craig Ritchie

27 Apr 2016

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies’ (AIATSIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Craig Ritchie, a Dhungutti/Biripi man, as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer from Tuesday 26 April,...

Tiga Bayles interviews AIATSIS CEO Russell Taylor AM

Vale Tiga Bayles

19 Apr 2016

Tiga Bayles – a Birri Gubba Gungalu man from Queensland – will be long remembered as an iconic figure.

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