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AIATSIS digitisation specialists visit New Zealand

Late last year, Daryl Ciubal and I were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to travel to Wellington, New Zealand for a week as part of the...

Blog post - 24 Feb 2017

Overturning aqua nullius – securing Aboriginal water rights

Today, the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG officially launched the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 22 Feb 2017

Authorisation and decision-making in native title

The latest AIATSIS Research Publication Authorisation and decision-making in native title by Nick Duff is now available as a free download....

News - 16 Feb 2017

What's New in Native Title - January 2017

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Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2017

Keynote address: transformative research and self-determination

Indigenous Peoples have long been the objects and subjects of research as part of the colonising project. Indeed finding out about the “other” and...

Presentation - 10 Feb 2017

Warlpiri Drawings included on Memory of the World Register

(L-R) David Jeffery, AIATSIS, Gerald Watson from Warnayaka Art Centre, Lajamanu and Professor Melinda Hinkson, Deakin University. The...

News - 9 Feb 2017

Keynote address

Presentation - 9 Feb 2017

Keynote address

Presentation - 8 Feb 2017

Authorisation and decision-making in native title

Native title involves an interface between the Australian legal system and Indigenous legal, cultural and political systems. The assertion and...

Publication or resource - 7 Feb 2017

Capturing the AIATSIS Possum Skin Cloak

A few hundred years ago, a newborn Aboriginal baby in southeast Australia would have likely been protected from the extreme cold and wet weather by a...

Blog post - 6 Feb 2017

What's New in Native Title - December 2016

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Publication or resource - 27 Jan 2017

Native Title Anthropology after the Timber Creek Decision

In August 2016, the traditional owners of Timber Creek in the Northern Territory, the Ngaliwurru and Nungali peoples, were awarded over $3.3 million...

Publication or resource - 25 Jan 2017

Overturning aqua nullius: securing Aboriginal water rights

Aboriginal peoples in Australia have the oldest living cultures in the world. From 1788 the British colonisation of Australia marginalised Aboriginal...

Publication or resource - 9 Jan 2017

Native Title Newsletter - December 2016

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Publication or resource - 15 Dec 2016

Farewell from the CEO

My recent decision to resign as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 15 Dec 2016

Aboriginal Art Market success!

On a recent hot and humid December weekend, we hosted our fifth Aboriginal art market in Canberra. Despite the heat, the events reputation for...

Blog post - 14 Dec 2016

What's New in Native Title - November 2016

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Publication or resource - 12 Dec 2016

My internship at the National Museum of the American Indian

I am currently, studying a Master of Museum and Heritage Studies at the Australian National University. When not at ANU, I work at AIATSIS in the...

Blog post - 9 Dec 2016

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