Content tagged with Music

My Brown Skin Baby: The first anthem of the Stolen Generation

Bob Randall in 1971. Image from the AIATSIS Collection IDENTITY.003.BW-N05709_12a ‘Tjilpi’ Bob Randall (1934-2015) was a Yankunytjatjara...

Blog post - 4 Apr 2017

Song for the Gurindji

Cover for The Gurindji Blues AIATSIS Call No: In process The efforts of the Gurindji to reclaim their ancestral land became one of the...

Blog post - 10 Aug 2016

Gurindji Blues

Poor bugger me, Gurindji Me bin sit down this country Long time before Lord Vestey    Allabout land belongin' to we Oh poor bugger...

Video - 10 Aug 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

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, 2005

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2005 We got our own management’: local knowledge, government and development in Cape York Peninsula Benjamin Richard...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2007

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2007 Musical and linguistic perspectives on Aboriginal song Allan Marett and Linda Barwick Song brings language and...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

A Walbiri fire ceremony: Ngatjakula

Ngatjakula is one of the most spectacular ceremonies of central Australia, employing fire to inflict real and symbolic punishment on those...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Mourning for Mangatopi

This film documents a pukumani (bereavement) ceremony of the Tiwi of Melville Island. An old man organises the ceremony held for his dead son...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Lurugu

When this film was made, few young men on Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria had passed through the traditional ceremony that signals...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Lockhart Festival

A dance festival, organised by the Aboriginal people of Lockhart River in northern Queensland, becomes an occasion of forging social links among...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Groote Eylandt music and dance

Made on Groote Eylandt in 1969, these films are mainly for students wishing to analyse the dances and associated songs of two Aboriginal groups in...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

The songs of Dougie Young

A collection of songs by the late Aboriginal singer Dougie Young who began writing and performing around Wilcannia and western New South Wales in the...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Songs from the Northern Territory

Box set of 5 CDs Aboriginal Music from Western Arnhem Land Aboriginal Music from Eastern Arnhem Land Aboriginal Music from Yirrkala and...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Aboriginal Music - Travelling Songs ('Song Lines') from Southern Arnhem Land; also songs from Bathurst and Melville Islands

Recorded by: Alice M Moyle This title contains demonstrations of the use of boomerang clapsticks as accompaniment to songs. Also featured are some...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Aboriginal Music from North-Eastern Arnhem Land including Groote Eylandt

Songs from Milingimbi, Yirrkala and Groote Eylandt, showing some intricate didjeridu accompaniments. Milingimbi 1963 Clouds (i-ii)...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Aboriginal music from Yirrkala and Milingimbi, North-Eastern Arnhem Land

Contains mortuary singing and children's songs, including a song played by an eleven-year-old didjeridu player. Also features the song 'Comic...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Aboriginal music from Eastern Arnhem Land

The Brolga corroboree is sung, alternating with other songs and the surrounding camp sounds. Also includes a demonstration of the Eastern Arnhem Land...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Steady Steady: The life and music of Seaman Dan

Henry ‘Seaman’ Dan and Karl Neuenfeldt - Steady Steady from AIATSIS on Vimeo. Includes free CD of Seaman Dan's favourite...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Aboriginal music from Western Arnhem Land

Oenpelli 1962 Excerpts from Wild Onion corroboree sung by Djimonggur and Nangmandualawogwog with Malaibuma (didjeridu) Excerpts from Blue...

Publication or resource - 14 Jan 2015

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