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Online exhibitions

Exhibitions

We have created a range of online exhibitions which enhance and provide curated information on digitised collection items that relate to important events or cultural experiences for Indigenous Australians.

Stafford Brothers Online Exhibition

Stafford Brothers

In the Centenary of ANZAC, 'The Stafford Brothers' online exhibition commemorates the service and sacrifice of the original ANZACs and tells the story of three Aboriginal servicemen, descendants of the Darug (Warmuli Clan)/Gamilaroi....

Yunupingu and Hawke shaking hands in front of The Barunga Statement

The Barunga Statement

In 1988, Galarrwuy Yunupingu and Wenten Rubuntja presented then Prime Minister Bob Hawke with The Barunga Statement. View this nationally significant declaration and related items from the AIATSIS Collection.

A Possum Skin Cloak

A Possum Skin Cloak

The history and making of the AIATSIS Possum Skin Cloak.

Day of mourning

Day of Mourning - 26th January 1938

January 26 1938 was the 150th anniversary of the landing of the First Fleet in Australia, for some a day to celebrate, for others a day to mourn. On that day a group of Aboriginal men and women gathered at Australia Hall in Sydney.

Last reviewed: 4 Mar 2016

AIATSIS acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, culture and community.

We pay our respects to elders past and present.

Online exhibitions | Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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