Learn about Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Learn about Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Introductory resources in this section will help you learn about Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture, history and knowledge.

Source: WORD Podcast (Maya Cares)

Auntie Bernice Hookey, Waanyi woman from the Gulf of Carpentaria, founder of MZB Empowerment, shares insights into systemic racism impact on First Nations people.  


Source: Indigenous Archives Australia

Indigenous knowledge sources in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.


Source: The Guardian

Sarago analyse ‘Too pretty for Aboriginal,’ explores Australian perceptions of beauty.


Source: AIATSIS

Map displays Indigenous groups, languages in Australia.


Source: The University of Melbourne

Resources on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.


Source: Decolonizing solidarity

Book aimed to inspire, and support those who support First Nations struggles.


Source: National NAIDOC Week

Discover annual local NAIDOC events celebrating Indigenous history and culture.


Source: The University of Sydney

Challenging stereotypes about First Nations people through anonymous Q&A video.


Source: SBS

Map of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander groups displayed in article.


Source: First Languages Australia

Map highlights Indigenous languages, offers videos and sound resources.


Source: Naragunnawali: Reconcilation in Education

Inclusive guide for respectful language about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Source: The Living Knowledge Place

Community site preserves Aboriginal knowledge for education, cultural survival, and sustainable livelihoods.


We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land and waters of Australia and pay respect to all Ancestors, Elders and families – past and present

We recognise the unique place held by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the original custodians across the continent with histories of continuous connection dating back more than 60,000 years

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