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Return of Cultural Heritage

Image: The Gangalidda Dancers perform a ceremony at a handover event in Moungibi (Burketown). Previous ProjectOther Projects Related...

Research project - 14 Feb 2019

AIATSIS statement on the recommendation of the establishment of a National Resting Place

Professor Michael McDaniel, Chairperson of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), welcomed the recent...

News - 7 Dec 2018

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

Remembrance Day 2018

AIATSIS pays our respects to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders who served and died in all wars. Each year on the 11th November...

Blog post - 9 Nov 2018

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...

Blog post - 7 Nov 2018

National Indigenous Languages Report (NILR)

The AIATSIS National Indigenous Languages Report (NILR) – Survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages ran from November 2018 and ...

Research project - 6 Nov 2018

Keeping our AV cogs turning

Our engineering section archives and maintains the devices and ancillary machines that are needed to play back the sound and vision recorded on...

Blog post - 24 Oct 2018

Torres Strait Island Cultural Festival 1989 - Photographs and film from The Ephraim Bani Collection

“…our only security is our cultural knowledge that we must carry with us and live by to pass it on to our children and they to their children, so...

Blog post - 16 Oct 2018

Native Title Newsletter - Issue 2, 2018

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the development of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) and the AIATSIS Native Title Research Unit (NTRU). Since...

Publication or resource - 2 Oct 2018

2018 Russell Taylor Oration

The Russell Taylor Oration celebrates the achievements and contributions of senior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders in the Public...

Gallery - 27 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The Story of Veronica Brodie #3

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Video - 21 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The Story of Veronica Brodie #2

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Video - 21 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The Story of Veronica Brodie #1

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Video - 21 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The story of Veronica Brodie

Please note that this blog contains the images and voice of someone who has passed away. This post is dedicated to the thousands of stolen...

Blog post - 12 Sep 2018

What's New in Native Title - July 2018

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Publication or resource - 6 Sep 2018

Digitising the AIATSIS lantern slide collections

Lantern slides are a unique format that were in wide use from the 18th to mid-20th century and allowed glass photographic transparencies to be...

Blog post - 5 Sep 2018

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