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2020

Mr R Wavehill Jangala

Vale Mr R Wavehill Jangala

25 May 2020

AIATSIS was saddened to hear of the passing of Mr R. Wavehill Jangala. The Institute would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the friends, family and the...

Gurgan-Mibinyah dictionary

The words of the Mibiny available to learn in new dictionary

10 Apr 2020

The ancestral languages of the Tweed and Logan River areas of New South Wales and Queensland can be learned by new generations thanks to

Vale Dennis McDermott

8 Apr 2020

AIATSIS was saddened to hear of the passing of leading Aboriginal academic, Professor Dennis McDermott last Friday, 3 April. The Institute would like to extend our deepest condolences to Dennis’ family, friends and everyone who is mourning...

Stanner Reading Room closed

17 Mar 2020

The Stanner Reading Room at AIATSIS is currently closed as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Native Title Conference 2020 logo

National Native Title Conference 2020 postponed

13 Mar 2020

The National Native Title Conference 2020 has been postponed to 18-21 October as a result of the changing and widespread impacts of COVID-19.

Nyiyanang wuunggalu (let’s work together) – but on Indigenous terms

26 Feb 2020

Policy influencers across government, community and academic sectors descended on Canberra to hear the insights presented at AIATSIS’ second symposium on culture and policy: Nyiyanang Wuunggalu.

New research reveals mainstream media fails Indigenous political activism

24 Feb 2020

A new book exposing the failures of mainstream media reporting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander political activism has been launched today in Canberra by the renowned journalist and broadcaster, Kerry O’Brien.

Biennale of Sydney and AIATSIS: Working together with local Indigenous communities for cultural renewal and pride

Biennale of Sydney and AIATSIS: Working together with local Indigenous communities for cultural renewal and pride

19 Feb 2020

The Biennale of Sydney and AIATSIS today announced a four year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

2019

AIATSIS CEO Wrap Up of 2019

23 Dec 2019

I want to take this opportunity as people head on a well-deserved break, to wish you all a wonderful Christmas and happy New Year. It has been a very busy year for AIATSIS with many successful activities.

Gangalidda Garawa peoples celebrate the return of their cultural heritage material from Manchester Museum at handover event in Moungibi (Burketown)

19 Dec 2019

Yesterday, the Gangalidda Garawa people gathered to celebrate the return of culturally significant items from the Manchester Museum.

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