1 Apr 2014
Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were often produced under unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such images represent a rich cultural heritage for descendants.
31 Mar 2014
From the 26 – 28 March 2014, AIATSIS held its biennial Indigenous Studies Conference with the theme ’Breaking Barriers in Indigenous Research and Thinking: 50 years on’.
25 Mar 2014
Thirty dancers, singers and ceremonial elders from Arnhem Land converged on Reconciliation Place in Canberra Tuesday 25 March, to re-enact an ancient Aboriginal Lorrkkon Ceremony honouring Big Bill Neidjie – affectionately known as The Kakadu Man...
20 Mar 2014
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies’ (AIATSIS) Research Fellow in Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing, Mr. Stewart Sutherland, was announced as the winner of the prestigious Lowitja Institute Student...
6 Mar 2014
Staff and invited guests gathered at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Thursday 6 March, to mark International Women’s Day and celebrate the announcement of the 2014 Shirley Ann Williams award winner...
5 Mar 2014
Results of the National Indigenous Languages Survey 2 (NILS 2) released today, paint a complex picture of the current state of health of Indigenous languages in Australia, but also show a growing recognition of their value as elements of identity...
4 Mar 2014
Aboriginal Australians are nearly 18 times more likely than non-Aboriginal Australians to end up in prison. This is six times larger than the disparity between African-American and white imprisonment rates in the United States.
4 Mar 2014
The research program is pleased to announce two new AIATSIS research publications, both of which can be downloaded free of charge from the AIATSIS website.
24 Feb 2014
AIATSIS has become the first Australian Government organisation to achieve the prestigious ‘Elevate’ status for its Reconciliation Action Plan - a classification seen as the new gold standard of RAP report benchmarking.
14 Feb 2014
AIATSIS hosted a special delegation from Switzerland today – to their surprise they discovered a Swiss link to AIATSIS’ work deep in the archives.