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AIATSIS holds the world's largest collection dedicated to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.

Mura®

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Mura is a word from the Ngunnawal language meaning pathway.

Search MURA® for manuscript, books, serials, photographic, and audiovisual materials.

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Art and Object

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Vicki West, Armour, 2018.

The Art and Object collection reflects the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural expression.

The collection includes drawings, paintings, textiles, weavings, woodcarvings, and mixed-media objects.

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AUSTLANG

AUSTLANG map of Australia

AUSTLANG provides information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

The core of AUSTLANG is a database which assembles information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages from a number of sources.

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Datasets

The provision of datasets to explore and reuse in research and creative pursuits aims to support the resurgence of culture for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in all parts of the country.

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Finding Aids (Audio, Manuscript and Moving Image)

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Finding aids are tools to help find particular items or content within large collections. They include lists or descriptions of the contents, and contextual information. Finding aids have been created for a large number of Manuscript and Audiovisual collections.

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