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2014

(L-R) AIATSIS Chair Professor Mick Dodson, Binninj ceremonial elder Ronald  Lamilami, Australian film maker Kevin Lucas and Yolngu ceremonial elder Djakapurra Munyarryun at Reconciliation Place in Canberra

Canberra to host sacred Kakadu Aboriginal Ceremony

4 Feb 2014

Canberra will host the re-enactment of an ancient Aboriginal Bone Ceremony that has never before been performed off country. It was originally performed as part of the final funerary rite for traditional owners of the Bunitj clan estate in...

2013

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Taylor welcomes appointment to Lowitja Board

9 Dec 2013

AIATSIS Principal, Russell Taylor has welcomed his appointment to the Lowitja Institute Board of Directors. The appointment was announced by the Chairperson of the Lowitja Institute Pat Anderson on the 9th of December 2013.

‘Darby’ McCarthy and ASP author Professor John Maynard.

Book celebrates Aboriginal jockeys in the 'Sport of Kings'

6 Nov 2013

"Every Aboriginal jockey throughout the history of Australian racing can be held up high as a beacon of Aboriginal achievement in a very intense, competitive and physically demanding sport," notes Professor John Maynard, author of '...

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