Content tagged with Culture

Gugu Badhun: People of the Valley of Lagoons

Bridging historical scholarship and Aboriginal oral tradition, this innovative book tells the story of the Gugu Badhun people of the Valley of...

Publication or resource - 23 May 2017

Possum skin cloak for AIATSIS

Possum skin cloak designer Lee Durroch with AIATSIS Curator Alana Garwood-Houng. On a cold and wet winter morning in Canberra, staff from the...

News - 14 Oct 2016

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2016

Abstracts Homelessness, homelands, human rights — Anita Heiss This paper is an edited version of the Human Rights Oration presented at the...

Publication or resource - 4 Jul 2016

Digital tracking: preserving culture in the internet era

The nature of historical research has changed dramatically in the past decade.  While old fashioned archival research remains important (and...

Presentation - 28 Apr 2016

Funding boost for AIATSIS

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies’ (AIATSIS) Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM today welcomed the Prime...

News - 7 Mar 2016

National Indigenous Languages Survey Report 2005

In 2004 AIATSIS was commissioned by the Commonwealth Government (through the then Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts,...

Publication or resource - 19 Feb 2016

Senator Peris launches Old Man’s story

ASP staff Rochelle Jones and Rachel Ippoliti with Senator Nova Peris and Photographer Mark Lang at the book launch Senator Nova Peris OAM...

News - 10 Sep 2015

Linoprint works by Kevin Gilbert

Kevin Gilbert was noted as the first Aboriginal person to create linoprint works. Read more about the man and his artworks. 

Gallery - 28 Jul 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies is inviting papers

Cover of the Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2015 Australian Aboriginal Studies (AAS) is inviting papers for coming issues. AAS is a...

News - 22 Jul 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2015

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2015 Cultural strength: restoring the place of indigenous knowledge in practice and policy Taiaiake Alfred Indigenous...

Publication or resource - 21 Jul 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2014

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2014 The astronomy of the Kamilaroi and Euahlayi peoples and their neighbours Robert S Fuller, Ray P Norris and Michelle...

Publication or resource - 21 Jul 2015

Facelift for collections catalogue

The new look Mura® landing page. The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is pleased to announce...

News - 20 Jul 2015

ASP partners with IndigenousX

The IndigenousX logo Aboriginal Studies Press is delighted to be partnering with IndigenousX, introducing and promoting our books and...

News - 2 Jul 2015

AIATSIS welcomes funding boost

AIATSIS Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM, spoke about the significance of the collection at the National Press Club in November 2014...

News - 29 Apr 2015

Urban representations: cultural expression, identity and politics

From mural art to the tradition of making possum skin cloaks, this book looks at artistic expression and its relationship to Aboriginal life and...

Publication or resource - 17 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2014

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2014 Wal-Walang-al Ngardanginy: hunting the songs (of the Australian south-west)  Clint Bracknell, The University of...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Western Desert woomera

Made from footage shot in 1970 this film shows the making of a spearthrower by two Pintupi men of the Lake McDonald area and underlines the...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Good-bye Old Man

A last request of a Tiwi man on Melville Island was that a film be made of the pukumani (bereavement) ceremony to follow his death. The film follows...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Coniston muster

This film is a sympathetic portrait of Coniston Johnny, the Aboriginal head stockman of Coniston Station, northwest of Alice Springs. It is a...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

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