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2020

lantern slides being digitised

International membership boosts accessibility to resources

6 Aug 2020

An international membership will enhance AIATSIS' capacity and capability to preserve materials for future generations.

Umpithamu dictionary

First ever Umpithamu dictionary published

3 Aug 2020

The first comprehensive dictionary of a Cape York language to be published in over two decades has been released.

National Native Title Conference 2020 cancelled

National Native Title Conference 2020 cancelled

30 Jul 2020

AIATSIS has made the decision to cancel the National Native Title Conference 2020 as a result of the impacts of COVID-19.

Ngiyampaa dictionary

Ngiyampaa language strengthened by new dictionary

21 Jul 2020

Ngiyampaa Wordworld is a wonderfully vibrant dictionary funded through the Indigenous Languages Preservation: Dictionaries Project.

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Vale Mr John 'Jack' Ah Kit (1950-2020)

16 Jul 2020

AIATSIS are saddened to learn of the passing of Jawoyn Leader and Elder Mr John 'Jack' Ah Kit.

Return of Cultural Heritage Initiative

Return of Cultural Heritage Initiative

15 Jul 2020

Today, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, announced the introduction of the Return of Cultural Heritage Initiative.

Unmasking the Racial Contract examines racism in the APS

24 Jun 2020

A new book by Kamilaroi and Wonnarua author, Dr Debbie Bargallie, has implored people to recognise institutionalised racism in the public sector and challenge it.

Stanner Reading Room remains closed

23 Jun 2020

The Stanner Reading Room at AIATSIS remains closed until 31 July 2020 for public access at this stage.

Australian Aboriginal Studies Issue 1, 2020

Australian Aboriginal Studies Issue 1, 2020

12 Jun 2020

Our latest edition of Australian Aboriginal Studies is now available.

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...

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