Content tagged with Material culture

Returning cultural heritage material to Country

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is leading the Return of Cultural Heritage project which is...

News - 29 May 2019

A Rare Pine Needle & Raffia Mat by Marilyne Nicholls

In 2016, AIATSIS acquired a tiny woven object only 16cm in diameter for our Art and Object Collection. Its small size belies the complex story behind...

Blog post - 7 Nov 2018

Returning Native Title Materials

The native title system has produced a remarkable and unprecedented research effort, both in size and scope. The information assets created by...

Research project - 2 May 2016