Content tagged with History

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

The Little Red Yellow Black Book: An introduction to Indigenous Australia (Fourth Edition)

Originally published in 1994, The Little Red Yellow Black Book has established itself as the perfect starting point for those who want to learn about...

Publication or resource - 18 Oct 2017

Melbourne Dreaming app

Discover the rich history and vibrant culture of Aboriginal Melbourne The app is now available on iTunes and Google Play. iTunes Google Play...

Publication or resource - 6 Oct 2017

The Bennelong Letter – Voice of a Wangal Diplomat

The AIATSIS Collection holds a very precious copy of what is considered to be the first known use of written English by an Aboriginal Australian. It...

Blog post - 10 Aug 2017

Against native title

'Against native title' is about a divisive native title claim in the town of Ceduna where the claims process has thoroughly reorganised local...

Publication or resource - 3 Aug 2017

2017 Stanner Award shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 Stanner Award has been announced, with four outstanding finalists now vying for the unique prize. Held biennially,...

News - 3 Aug 2017

My PhD: From Protection to Welfare

In late 2016, I was fortunate enough to be awarded the NIRAKN Yumalundi Fellowship to conduct research for my PhD at AIATSIS. My PhD project looks at...

Blog post - 31 Jul 2017

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week history Aboriginal rights groups began boycotting and protesting against Australia Day well before the 1920s. This eventually led to a...

Explore article - 23 Jun 2017

Gugu Badhun: People of the Valley of Lagoons

Bridging historical scholarship and Aboriginal oral tradition, this innovative book tells the story of the Gugu Badhun people of the Valley of...

Publication or resource - 23 May 2017

Sherlocks of the Bush

AIATSIS holds a wide range of magazines and journals dating back to the 19th century. Amongst these are a number of issues of The Strand Magazine...

Blog post - 18 Oct 2016

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