Aboriginal mother and child (the black madonna), Methodist mission station at Weipa, Cape York, North Queensland, Australia, 1957 [picture]
Photos of Indigenous Australians
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers should be aware that this blog post contains images and names of people who are now deceased.Friends of the National Library Travelling FellowshipEach year, the Friends of the National Library offer an invaluable Travelling Fellowship for a Library staff member to undertake research and professional development. As the 2014 recipient, I visited the Pitt Rivers Museum at Oxford University, the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris and Te Papa Tongarewa in…
Inside the ancient art of Aboriginal body scarring
Australian Aboriginal men and women had many parts of their bodies cut to commemorate circumcision, marriage, the birth of children, or the death of family members and loved ones.
C918-0176 Northern Territory Aboriginal prisoners
This image was scanned from a 35mm slide taken by the late Dr John Turner (1933 - 1998), local historian and lecturer. His collection is rich in Australian history and local studies. This image can be used for study and personal research purposes. If you wish to reproduce this image for any other purpose you must obtain permission by contacting the University of Newcastle's Cultural Collections. Please contact us if you are the subject of the image, or know the subject of the image, and have…
Explore the shared stories and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from across Australia in First Australians. Take a journey from ancient to contemporary expressions of culture in our largest exhibition gallery, across the ground and lower ground floors.
Men of the 'Never Never land', in totem attire, Australia, 1922. The...
Men of the 'Never Never land', in totem attire, Australia, 1922. The tufted sticks rising from the heads of the men in the second row are in the nature of 'nurtunjas', or totem poles, and have much...
Attitudes and Perceptions between the Wurundjeri & The British
Group of Aborigines, sitting and standing, whole-length, full face, wearing animal skins, some holding weapons’ Richard Daintree and Antoine Fauchery, circa 1858, State Library of Victoria,
The strange tale of Aboriginal circus performers
A gruesome discovery revealed the fate of Tambo, an Aboriginal man put on show in the USA in the 1800s.
Aboriginal Australian History Finally Resolved - DNA Consultants
Everyone probably has wondered at some time what makes Aboriginal Australians different from other people, where they came from