Online exhibitions

Exhibitions

We have created a range of online exhibitions which enhance and provide curated information on digitised collection items that relate to important events or cultural experiences for Indigenous Australians.

Day of mourning

Day of Mourning - 26th January 1938

January 26 1938 was the 150th anniversary of the landing of the First Fleet in Australia, for some a day to celebrate, for others a day to mourn. On that day a group of Aboriginal men and women gathered at Australia Hall in Sydney.

A Possum Skin Cloak

A Possum Skin Cloak

The history and making of the AIATSIS Possum Skin Cloak.

My Voice for My Country

My Voice for My Country

Explore the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voter participation.

Living Off Our Waters

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, fishing is as natural and as necessary as breathing. Fishing is a matter of cultural practice, and is informed by traditional knowledge.

Last reviewed: 4 Mar 2016