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

03 Apr 2012

Nawi news: Display of historic images

17 Feb 2012

Object of the Week: Gnung-a Gnung-a’s story – the first Aboriginal Australian to visit America

20 Oct 2011

Building a nawi - continued

14 Oct 2011

Building a nawi

20 Sep 2011

On the move with Indigenous watercraft: Visiting Vincentia and Triabunna
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