UTS Library

Indigenous Studies: Websites

In this guide:

These websites are a good start in exploring Indigenous topics:

International issues and statements

Australia

Aboriginal studies

  • INFOKOORI
    An Index of Australian Indigenous affairs. Index to Aboriginal Newspapers hosted at the State Library of New South Wales.
  • Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
    "the place of the red kangaroo" is an institution with constantly changing exhibitions of traditional and contemporary aboriginal art, culture, music.
  • EORA College Library
    Part of TAFE NSW, within walking distance of UTS.

Education

  • ATSILIRN Protocols: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Library and Information Resources Network Protocols
    These protocols are intended to guide libraries, archives and information services in appropriate ways to interact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the communities which the organisations serve, and to handle materials with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content. They are a guide to good practice which will need to be interpreted and applied in the context of each organisation's mission, collections and client community.
  • Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning (UTS)
  • Libraries and Knowledge Centres (LKC) are focal points for communities built on the services that the Northern Territory Library (NTL) already provides. They are both real places where members of communities can go for social interaction and to gain or share knowledge, and also virtual creations that can be accessed through information and communications technology. Prof Nakata reviewed the operation of these Centres in2005 and this report is also available here.
  • Traditional Knowledge Revival Pathways
    "Building pathways for community and environmental development through the revival of traditional (indigenous) knowledge from a grass roots methodology."
  • School for Indigenous Postgraduate Students The Summer School is hosted by the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia in conjunction with the Cooperative Research Centre Aboriginal Health, the Australian Indigenous Studies Program and the Centre for Indigenous Education at the University of Melbourne.

Health issues

  • Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
    Comprehensive resources on the health of Indigenous Australians, provided by a team based at Edith Cowan University in Perth, and Australia-wide health consultants.
  • Bringing them Home
    Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families.

 

Native title

  • The Native Title Act 1993
    Table of provisions - This document is mounted by the Law Faculty at UTS and provides a search facility
  • National Native Title Tribunal
    The Tribunal is a Commonwealth Government body that facilitates the making of agreements among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, governments, industry and others whose rights or interests may co-exist with native title rights and interests.
  • AIATSIS Native Title Research Unit
    This page describes The Unit's research and its publications. An extensive list of publications are available here.

New Zealand

United States of America

  • Nativeweb
    Information on the Native people of the United States of America

Peoples of other countries