My Father’s Studio
Gracing the corridors of AIATSIS are a series of linoprints from the 1960s onwards by the late, great Wiradjuri artist, poet and writer, Kevin Gilbert. Kevin (my Dad) was noted as the first Aboriginal person to create linoprint works.
Indigenous Australian Languages
Over 250 Indigenous Australian language groups lived on this continent in 1788.
Lake Eyre Basin - Aboriginal Way Map
The Lake Eyre Basin Aboriginal Way Map details significant cultural information and spans 1.2 million square kilometres across inland Australia.
Jimmy Pike (approximately 1940-2002) was a Walmajarri man of the Great Sandy Desert and prolific artist intent on sharing his knowledge and love of his desert home.
International Women's Day posters
Over the years, we have produced an International Women’s Day poster that features an inspirational image from the AIATSIS Collection or a prominent role model in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Mapping NSW Aboriginal Missions, Stations, and Camps 1883-1969
This interactive map of New South Wales Aboriginal Missions, Stations and Camps identifies the locations and provides information about Aboriginal reserves, camps, stations, children’s homes, and some unofficial settlements operating under the tenure of the Aborigines Protection Board during its active years.
Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples
The National Apology to the Stolen Generations came about as a recommendation from The National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal Children from their Families. It highlighted the suffering of Indigenous families under the Commonwealth, state and territory Aboriginal protection and welfare laws and policies.
Fighters from the Fringe
Oodgeroo Noonuccal was a poet, activist and public speaker during the 1960s.
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