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Cultural heritage material to be returned to Aranda and Bardi Jawi communities from overseas

10 Sep 2019

AIATSIS welcomes the announcement that Aranda people of Central Australia and Bardi Jawi people of Cape Leveque will have 42...

Ngarrindjeri Concise 2nd edition Dictionary launched

6 Sep 2019

The new publication contains over 500 additional words and provides convenient, portable access to a Ngarrindjeri-to-English wordlist plus...

Marcia Langton

2019 Wentworth Lecture

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

The 2019 Wentworth Lecture, 'Innovation – Indigenous genius then and now' will be delivered by Professor Marcia Lan

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

In 2019 the world celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Conservation of Indigenous Language Cards

Conservation of Indigenous Language Cards

2 Sep 2019

The Ken Hale language cards in the AIATSIS Collection number over 3500 and help document various Indigenous languages from

AIAS.015.CS-000081131 - Painted dancers performing the first dance in a Bunggul performance

Treaty - Yothu Yindi

12 Jul 2019

'Treaty', by the band Yothu Yindi, was a worldwide hit and remains one of Australia’s most iconic rock songs. 

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Pallottine Mission student records - Tardun, WA

5 Jun 2019

In July 2017, the Pallottines donated a collection of material to AIATSIS relating to the Mission, hostel and school that had been operating in Tardun, WA, from 1948 to 2004.  A portion of this collection included the student files that had been kept and maintained in relation to Aboriginal children who had been staying in the hostel and attending the school.

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