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Joan Meggitt, Jeannie Nungarayi, Lydia Nakamarra andy Susan Nungarrayi

The Mervyn Meggitt Collection: Photographs from the Warlpiri region, 1953-1954

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

The free exhibition in the AIATSIS ROM Gallery features photographs taken by noted anthropologist Professor Mervyn Meggitt, whilst undertaking research with the Warlpiri people between 1953 and 1954 in the Hooker Creek (now Lajamanu) area of the N


When the Wattle Flowers: An Investigation Into the Future of Aboriginal Ranger Groups in Australia

Friday, 12 December 2014

Aboriginal Ranger groups are invaluable community and national assets.

Defending Country: Sharing Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Service

Monday, 1 December 2014

Hosted by the National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS), this conference will bring together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Veterans, former and currently serving personnel and family members, researchers, community organisations and re

Masterclass with the Hermannsburg School Watercolour Artists

Friday, 28 November 2014

Artists Lenie Namatjira, Kevin Namatjira, Ivy Pareroultja, Gloria Pannka and Mervyn Rubuntja. Capacity 20 participants

Country in Colour (L – R) Costa Nikolakopoulos, John Paul Janke and Alison French.

Country in Colour - Contemporary watercolours recreating the vision of Albert Namatjira

Friday, 28 November 2014

AIATSIS, in association with Big hART Inc and Ngurratjuta Many Hands Arts Centre presents an Exhibition and Market Day of Hermannsburg School Watercolour Artists.

National Press Club Address with Professor Michael Dodson AM

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Professor Michael Dodson AM Chairperson of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies addressed the National Press Club in one of the final public events of the year celebrating the Institute’s 50th anniversary.

Singing the Train

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Singing the Train is an exhibition that tells the story through an Indigenous song of the first railway that ran between Port Hedland and Marble Bar in Western Australia’s Pilbara region from 1910 to 1951. 

UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Monday, 27 October 2014

Audiovisual documents, such as films, radio and television programmes, are our common heritage and contain the primary records of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Occasional Seminar - Language use and language maintenance in north-western Amazonia

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Case studies from two Jivaroan languages Martin Kohlberger (Leiden University/JCU) and Simon Overall (JCU)

Indigenous Literacy Day

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Indigenous Literacy Day (ILD) aims to help raise funds to raise literacy levels and improve the lives and opportunities of Indigenous Australians living in remote and isolated regions.