Content tagged with Culture

Good-bye Old Man

A last request of a Tiwi man on Melville Island was that a film be made of the pukumani (bereavement) ceremony to follow his death. The film follows...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Coniston Muster

This film is a sympathetic portrait of Coniston Johnny, the Aboriginal head stockman of Coniston Station, northwest of Alice Springs. It is a...

Publication or resource - 11 Feb 2015

Steady Steady: The life and music of Seaman Dan

Henry ‘Seaman’ Dan and Karl Neuenfeldt - Steady Steady from AIATSIS on Vimeo. Includes free CD of Seaman Dan's favourite...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Singing the Coast

Summary Singing the coast offers readers a rare opportunity to visit the heart of Gumbaynggirr culture and trace the shaping of place and identity...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Singing the Coast

Summary Singing the coast offers readers a rare opportunity to visit the heart of Gumbaynggirr culture and trace the shaping of place and identity...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Melbourne Dreaming: A guide to important places of the past and present (Second edition)

Summary Beneath Melbourne's busy city landscape lie layers of a turbulent history and an ongoing vibrant Aboriginal culture. Melbourne Dreaming...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri calling

Summary ‘Lies, Lies, Lies’ shouted the newspaper headlines following the Royal Commission decision into building the Hindmarsh Island...

Publication or resource - 28 Jan 2015

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines

Summary Disciplining the savages: Savaging the disciplines provides alternative reading for those struggling with the contradictory and ambiguous...

Publication or resource - 28 Jan 2015

AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia

The map is an attempt to represent the language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Aboriginal groups were included on...

Page - 21 Jan 2015

ROM: An Aboriginal ritual of democracy

Summary The first ROM ceremony, a 'ritual of diplomacy', performed outside Arnhem Land was held when the Anbarra people from north-central...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Wunambi the Water Snake

Summary ‘Yelling and shouting, the children chased each other in and out of the water…They didn’t realise that they were sharing the water with a...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Dhuuluu-Yala: To talk straight

Summary Dhuuluu-Yala is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘to talk straight’ and this book is straight talk about publishing Indigenous literature in...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Singing the Coast

Summary Singing the coast offers readers a rare opportunity to visit the heart of Gumbaynggirr culture and trace the shaping of place and identity...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

The Legend of the Seven Sisters: A traditional Aboriginal story from Western Australia

Summary In this wonderful retelling of a Dreaming story of the Wongutha people from the Eastern goldfields, Aboriginal author May O'Brien ...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri calling

Summary ‘Lies, Lies, Lies’ shouted the newspaper headlines following the Royal Commission decision into building the Hindmarsh Island Bridge....

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Aboriginal Darwin: A guide to exploring important sites of the past and present

Summary To most visitors and locals, Darwin is a vibrant, tropical city in the Top End. Although not always obvious to visitors, Darwin is also a...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

The Rain Flower

Summary The Rain Flower is an adventure story about the journey of the night creatures and the day creatures to find a rain flower that will...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Melbourne Dreaming: A guide to important places of the past and present (Second edition)

Summary Beneath Melbourne's busy city landscape lie layers of a turbulent history and an ongoing vibrant Aboriginal culture. Melbourne Dreaming...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines

Summary Disciplining the savages: Savaging the disciplines provides alternative reading for those struggling with the contradictory and ambiguous...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

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