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AIATSIS acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traditional Custodians of Country and recognises their continuing connection to land, sea, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

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Warlpiri Encyclopaedic Dictionary

The work of hundreds of Warlpiri speakers compiled over more than 60 years, the Warlpiri Encyclopaedic Dictionary: Warlpiri Yimi-Kirli Manu Jaru-kurlu has been released by Aboriginal Studies Press.

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Wentworth Lecture 2022 postponed

The Wentworth Lecture

Professor Greg Lehman is a descendant of the Trawulwuy people of northeast Tasmania and is a well-known art historian, curator, essayist and commentator on Indigenous identity and place.

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2023 AIATSIS Summit

AIATSIS Summit 2023

Join us on Noongar boodja (Country) for the AIATSIS Summit 2023, co-convened with South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council.

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Ngurra: The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Precinct

The Australian Government has announced its commitment to establish a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural precinct in the heart of the national capital.

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