William 'Bill' Ferguson
William 'Bill' Ferguson was a trailblazing Aboriginal rights activist who founded the Aboriginal Progressive Association and led protests at the 1938 National Day of Mourning.
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.
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.
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.
Indigenous Australians: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Australia’s Indigenous peoples are two distinct cultural groups, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
Australian collection in the Vatican Museums
The main source of the Australian collection items in the Vatican Museums are from the Tiwi Islands north of Darwin, Kalumburu in the north east Kimberley and around New Norcia near Perth. Objects include some of the earliest preserved Pukumani funeral poles from the Tiwi Islands, unique artworks from the Kimberley region, as well as rare pieces from other areas.
Encountering truth: the real life stories of objects from empire’s frontier and beyond
June Oscar shares stories from her Bunuba people from when white men came.