Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Poppy2004
23
Sep

Indigenous soldiers of the Great War

Often overlooked in the annals of the First World War, the stories of Indigenous Australians who served their country in the defence forces are among the most touching recorded. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter and to mark the centenary of the First World War, Australian Dictionary of Biography research fellow SAMUEL FURPHY recalls […]

Patrick-Dodson
13
Jun

The road to reconciliation

In the latest edition of ANU Reporter magazine we share some words of wisdom from Professor Patrick Dodson. A Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia, Professor Dodson reflected on the politics and challenges of Australia’s reconciliation journey in the most recent Annual ANU Reconciliation Lecture. Download our free ANU Reporter tablet app to read […]

Jake Trindorfer addressing the crowd at the AIME launch
03
Apr

Closing the gap in higher education

AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) has officially been launched at ANU.

TSI light infantry. Original image courtesy Australian War Memorial.
10
Mar

Recognising Indigenous service personnel

A group of researchers from the Australian National University are about to start compiling the nation’s first comprehensive record of Indigenous service in the defence forces, in a move they say will help reconciliation.

Image courtesy Sam Hames / flickr
09
Mar

Cricket researchers at Mullagh Cup

ANU researchers have takien their inquiry into Indigenous participation in cricket to the home of one of Australia’s greatest Indigenous cricketers, Johnny Mullagh.

Board Chair Mick Gooda.
19
Feb

National centre to Close the Gap

A new national centre for research into Indigenous health will help close the gap on Indigenous health and life expectancy.

cricket ball hitting stumps
12
Feb

Encouraging Indigenous cricketers

With first test due to start in South Africa this week, ANU has launched a program to encourage more Indigenous people to play cricket.

australian flag
25
Jan

What can we expect in the Australia Day honours?

Order of Australia honours lists reveal a history of remarkable change, and highlight some enduring issues, writes Dr Karen Fox.

Patrick Dodson
03
Dec
2013

The road to reconciliation

“Reconciliation cannot be taken for granted. It is not a feel-good word that can be bandied around lightly, or be co-opted to obscure the need for restorative justice.” – Professor Patrick Dodson.

Indigenous artist in Chifley
15
Nov
2013

Incredible sand painting in Chifley Library foyer

Indigenous artist and current Discovery Indigenous Award Fellow based at the ANU School of Music, Steven Wanta Jampijinpa Pawu-Kurlpurlurnu Patrick (Mr Wanta Patrick), captivated passers-by in the Chifley Library foyer this week as he created a sand painting.

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