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Vale Mr R Wavehill Jangala

25 May 2020

AIATSIS was saddened to hear of the passing of Mr R. Wavehill Jangala. The Institute would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to...

Gurgan-Mibinyah dictionary

The words of the Mibiny available to learn in new dictionary

10 Apr 2020

The ancestral languages of the Tweed and Logan River areas of New South Wales and Queensland can be learned by new generations thanks to

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Common Problems - Shared Solutions Symposium

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Common Problems - Shared Solutions is a free, three-day symposium to identify common issues and practices in process, archiving platforms and metadata in collections.

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National Native Title Conference 2020

Sunday, 18 October 2020

The 2020 National Native Title Conference will be hosted by the Minjungbal Bundjalung Elders on their traditional lands, in Tweed Heads, New South Wales (NSW).



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