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An issue of The Strand Magazine from December 1914 featured an article by an Australian journalist entitled ‘Black “Sherlocks”: The Native trackers of Australia’.
For many years, AIATSIS has been looking after Arthur Capell’s archive of over 230 reels that contain language recordings.
Archives, or manuscript collections, form over time. In the process, a structure develops, a shape which reflects the way the content has been created and organised.
With local competitions and the NRL winding up, Koori communities all over New South Wales are finalising plans for their Knockout teams.
The AIATSIS Australian Indigenous Languages Collection was established in 1981.
The Family History Unit has recently been re-established at AIATSIS.
The efforts of the Gurindji to reclaim their ancestral land became one of the emblematic events of the land rights struggle in Australia.
We've been working hard on a project with the National Library of Australia to load our unique catalogue and index records relating to other parts of our collection onto Trove.