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Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act) Review – Phase 1

In this submission, AIATSIS addresses the scope of the 2020 CATSI Act Review. As the number of Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate (RNTBC)...

Publication or resource - 2 Jul 2020

Ngiyampaa Wordworld: Thipingku Yuwi, Maka Ngiya; Names of Birds and Other Words

The Wangaaypuwan dialect of Ngiyampaa is the language of the Pilaarrkiyalu, Nhiilyikiyalu and Karulkiyalu people that come from the dry, riverless...

Publication or resource - 15 May 2020

A Dictionary of Umpithamu, with notes on Middle Paman

Umpithamu is a language of the Princess Charlotte Bay region on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula, in northeastern Australia. A Dictionary of...

Publication or resource - 14 May 2020

AIATSIS Submission - Independent review of the EPBC Act 1999

In this submission AIATSIS provides the following key recommendations: Indigenous held lands are fundamental to the achievement of Australia’s...

Publication or resource - 7 May 2020

Native Title Newsletter - Issue 1, 2020

For the past 26 years, the Native Title Research Unit has focused on maximising the recognition of native title through improving...

Publication or resource - 22 Apr 2020

Unmasking the Racial Contract: Indigenous voices on racism in the Australian Public Service

In an era of reconciliation and cultural diversity, Indigenous peoples in Australia still experience everyday and structural racisms in the workplace...

Publication or resource - 17 Apr 2020

Ocean Guardian – Malu Yawa Garka

“Stingrays … glide over the Reef without touching the coral, just as humankind should not touch the Reef.”  Brian Robinson, 2017...

Blog post - 17 Mar 2020

Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar

The Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar: A South-East Coast NSW Aboriginal Language is an overdue and extremely valuable resource for the Dhurga...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2020

Does the media fail Aboriginal political aspirations? 45 years of news media reporting of key political moments

For too long Australia’s media has failed to communicate Aboriginal political aspirations. This unique study of key Aboriginal initiatives seeking...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2020

Return of Cultural Heritage Project

One of the items returned from Illinois State Museum, a Barrgayi (tusk shell bead necklace) from Bardi Jawi Country, WA. The Return of...

Blog post - 7 Jan 2020

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

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

News - 19 Dec 2019

Native Title Newsletter - Issue 2, 2019

For the past 26 years, the NTRU has focused on maximising the recognition of native title through improving information and coordination,...

Publication or resource - 13 Dec 2019

Mudburra to English first dictionary to include handsigns

The publication of the Mudburra to English Dictionary is the first dictionary to include a comprehensive set of handsigns including photos and QR-...

News - 22 Nov 2019

Innovative Audiotape Device Designed In-house

The innovative audio-cassete cleaning device that was designed and manufactured in-house at AIATSIS. Communities and cultural...

Blog post - 24 Oct 2019

'Innovation – Indigenous genius then and now’

Professor Marcia Langton AM delivers the 2019 Wentworth Lecture. Photo: AIATSIS Professor Marcia Langton AM delivered the 2019 AIATSIS...

News - 27 Sep 2019

An exhibition to celebrate IYIL2019

Warlpiri translator Theresa Napurrurla Ross with granddaughter. Photo: AIATSIS Representatives from Ngunnawal, Warlpiri and Meriam communities...

News - 20 Sep 2019

Gurgun Mibinyah: Yugambeh, Ngarahngwal, Ngahnduwal A dictionary and grammar of Mibiny language varieties from the Tweed to the Logan rivers

Gurgun Mibinyah (belonging to Mibiny speakers) is a dictionary of the northern varieties of the language Yugambeh-Bundjalung, or Bandjalangic, spoken...

Publication or resource - 10 Sep 2019

Mudburra to English Dictionary

Mudburra is an Aboriginal language of the Northern Territory (Australia). Many Mudburra people live in Elliott, Marlinja, Yarralin and Kalkaringi....

Publication or resource - 10 Sep 2019

Cultural heritage material to be returned to Aranda and Bardi Jawi communities from overseas

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) welcomes today’s announcement that Aranda people of Central...

News - 10 Sep 2019

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