Indigenous

Professor David Lindenmayer (l) and Environment Minister Greg Hunt launching Booderee National Park - the Jewel of Jervis Bay.
24
Mar

Detailing diversity of life in Booderee National Park

A new book detailing the rich diversity of life in one of Australia’s greatest and most popular national parks, the Booderee National Park, has been written in a unique collaboration between ANU researchers, Parks Australia managers and the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community.

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.

Nepalese woman in the Annapurna region of north-central Nepal. Photo credit: Mark Watson, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
13
Feb

Environment change threatens indigenous know-how

The way indigenous cultures around the globe use traditional medicines and pass on knowledge developed over centuries is directly linked to the natural environment, new research has found.

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.

Photo by anisette via flickr.
28
Dec
2013

Indigenous music course takes student to Darwin

When Tia Burrett enrolled in the School of Music’s intensive course, Indigenous Music and Media, she had no idea that it would lead her to Darwin to co-present a keynote lecture with Wanta Patrick.

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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06
Oct
2013

Giant lizards take over Ceramics Workshop

If you had set foot in the Ceramics Workshop at the School of Art last week, you would have been greeted by three giant ngintaka lizards.

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