Content tagged with History

'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

Richness and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia showcased in landmark educational series

Four Indigenous school students from around Australia helped launch the breakthrough educational series they feature in at Australian Parliament...

News - 31 Jul 2019

Ngarinyman to English Dictionary

Ngarinyman is an Aboriginal language of the northern Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia). Many Ngarinyman people live in...

Publication or resource - 19 Jul 2019

Treaty - Yothu Yindi

This blog post reflects on how the repatriation of sound recordings from the Waterman Collection, held in the AIATSIS Collection, inspired the...

Blog post - 20 Jun 2019

Nganapurru malngmarama balandanha runungura baman

"We found a white man on an island long ago" A first-hand account of the rescue of U.S Air Force Flight Lieutenant Clarence Sanford on 14th...

Blog post - 23 Apr 2019

AIATSIS statement on the Report on the inquiry into Canberra's national institutions

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) welcomes the release of Telling Australia's story - and why it's...

News - 4 Apr 2019

Our Mob Served – a vivid picture of Indigenous war service

The oral histories and treasured family photographs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women create a vivid picture of...

News - 28 Mar 2019

Our Mob Served

Our Mob Served presents a moving and little-known history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander war time and defence service, told through the...

Publication or resource - 15 Mar 2019

QUT to co-convene AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is pleased to announce that it will be co-convening the...

News - 23 Nov 2018

Following the Franklin: Kim McKenzie and the Tasmanian Film Project

This month marks 35 years since the Federal Government ceased the Hydro-Electric Commission’s construction of a dam on the Franklin River in...

Blog post - 27 Aug 2018

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2018

Abstracts Un-filtering the settler colonial archive: Indigenous community-based photographers in Australia and the United States — Ngarrindjeri...

Publication or resource - 9 Jul 2018

Mapping NSW Aboriginal Missions, Stations, and Camps 1883-1969

This interactive map of New South Wales Aboriginal Missions, Stations and Camps identifies the locations and provides information about...

Explore article - 27 Jun 2018

Indigenous Languages in Australian Parliaments

This post was updated on 4 July 2018. In 2016, Malcom Turnbull made history by being the first Prime Minister to speak an Australian Indigenous...

Blog post - 21 May 2018

Black Pearls showcases the strength, resilience and achievement of our Aboriginal and Islander sporting stars

New publication Black Pearls: The Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame was launched by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres...

News - 17 May 2018

Fight for Life: The Father Dixon and the Stuart Case Papers

Ave Maria or Hail Mary in Arrernte, MS 3764 Series 5, Item 6 On 10 May 1959, Catholic priest Father Tom Dixon visited Arrernte man Rupert...

Blog post - 14 May 2018

Black Pearls: The Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame

Evonne Goolagong, Cathy Freeman, Nova Peris, Lionel Rose, Artie Beetson and Polly Farmer are just a few of our Australian sporting heroes who,...

Publication or resource - 12 Apr 2018

Launch of new book tracing Aboriginal history

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) publishing arm, Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) launched Conflict...

News - 20 Mar 2018

Conflict, adaptation, transformation: Richard Broome and the practice of Aboriginal history

This collection traces the legacy of Richard Broome’s pathbreaking work in Aboriginal history by presenting innovative work that assesses and...

Publication or resource - 13 Mar 2018

Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection

Australia: The Vatican Museum’s Indigenous Collection The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 13 Dec 2017

Australia: The Vatican Museums Indigenous Collection

From the ancient Etruscans and Romans, to the Renaissance masters of Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican Museums represent an aspect of the...

Publication or resource - 18 Oct 2017

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