Indigenous

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into indigenous culture, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

08 Jul 2013

NAIDOC Week harbour tour

29 May 2013

Saltwater Visions

18 Feb 2013

Canoes and culture at Saltwater Freshwater for Australia Day

07 Jan 2013

Two men in a boat - Opening of 2013 Sydney Festival

21 Dec 2012

Cooktown: The museum heads north for a week

07 Dec 2012

Australia’s first watercraft – Tales from ‘100 Stories’

17 Oct 2012

The plywood yuki project - Gumleaf

05 Jul 2012

Object of the Week : Kunmatj (small dilly bag)

29 May 2012

Boorun's Canoe

23 May 2012

Object of the Week : The convict artist Richard Browne

14 May 2012

Canoe building in Sydney

04 May 2012

Collecting bark for more canoes
Ghost Nets of the Ocean

Au Karem Ira Lamar Lu – Ghost nets of the ocean

Made from abandoned fishing nets and recycled plastics, explore the largest collection of ghost net art in the Southern Hemisphere at the museum

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Events and Exhibitions

Habitat

Event

Ocean Spirit Rising
Kaygasiw Usul by Alick Tipoti, Australian National Museum Collection

Exhibition

Mariw Minaral (Spiritual Patterns)
Under Southern Skies. Gallery entrance. Photo: Andrew Frolows, ANMM.

Exhibition

Under Southern Skies

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The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). © Commonwealth of Australia (GBRMPA) by A. Denzin
Connected to Sea Country
Photo: Erub Arts, Erub, Torres Strait
The Ghost Nets of Erub Arts
Archie Moore (Kamilaroi people), Aboriginal Anarchy 2012 © the artist and The Commercial Gallery, Sydney Purchased 2013. This acquisition has been acquired in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.
Defying Empire