Aboriginal Studies Press

Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) is the Australian Institute of Aboriginal of Torres Strait Islander Studies' (AIATSIS) publishing arm and Australia's leading publisher of Australian Indigenous studies. We have an eye for identifying compelling and award-winning narratives that capture the unique heritage and diverse lives of Australia's first peoples. We pride ourselves on our ethical publishing which provides readers with a rich understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' histories and cultures.

Our authors are Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics and writers who work independently and, at times, collaboratively to ensure that the best of Australia's stories are shared with current and future generations. Our small publishing team publishes about six titles each year with about 120 titles available.

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From the AIATSIS publishing arm, Aboriginal Studies Press.

aboriginal australia map

AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia

The hugely popular map attempts to represent all language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia.

Little Red Yellow Black

LRYB is a best-selling educational resource for anyone wanting an introduction to the rich history and contemporary culture of Indigenous Australia.

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Latest Aboriginal Studies Press news

Our Mob Served – a vivid picture of Indigenous war service

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 3:15pm

The oral histories and treasured family photographs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women create a vivid picture of Indigenous war service in this new book.

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Photostory and relatedness methodology

Friday, 18 January 2019 - 3:00pm

The latest edition of Australian Aboriginal Studies is now available, with a feature article by Jessa Rogers on the beginning of an Aboriginal–Kanaka Maoli research journey.

Last reviewed: 28 Nov 2018