5 Mar 2014
Results of the National Indigenous Languages Survey 2 (NILS 2) released today, paint a complex picture of the current state of health of Indigenous languages in Australia, but also show a growing recognition of their value as elements of identity...
4 Mar 2014
Aboriginal Australians are nearly 18 times more likely than non-Aboriginal Australians to end up in prison. This is six times larger than the disparity between African-American and white imprisonment rates in the United States.
4 Mar 2014
The research program is pleased to announce two new AIATSIS research publications, both of which can be downloaded free of charge from the AIATSIS website.
24 Feb 2014
AIATSIS has become the first Australian Government organisation to achieve the prestigious ‘Elevate’ status for its Reconciliation Action Plan - a classification seen as the new gold standard of RAP report benchmarking.
14 Feb 2014
AIATSIS hosted a special delegation from Switzerland today – to their surprise they discovered a Swiss link to AIATSIS’ work deep in the archives.
13 Feb 2014
The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) created a sea of 15,000 hands this week to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the National Apology to Australia’s First Peoples.
11 Feb 2014
Lauded author and US political commentator Associate Professor James Lance Taylor will headline a noteworthy list of foremost speakers and thinkers at next month’s National Indigenous Studies Conference in Canberra from 26-28 March 2014.
4 Feb 2014
Canberra will host the re-enactment of an ancient Aboriginal Bone Ceremony that has never before been performed off country. It was originally performed as part of the final funerary rite for traditional owners of the Bunitj clan estate in...
9 Dec 2013
AIATSIS Principal, Russell Taylor has welcomed his appointment to the Lowitja Institute Board of Directors. The appointment was announced by the Chairperson of the Lowitja Institute Pat Anderson on the 9th of December 2013.
6 Nov 2013
"Every Aboriginal jockey throughout the history of Australian racing can be held up high as a beacon of Aboriginal achievement in a very intense, competitive and physically demanding sport," notes Professor John Maynard, author of 'Sport of Kings...