An evolving collection of recordings of key past and current lectures, forums and symposiums held at the National Museum of Australia – listen to them anywhere, anytime, or subscribe to our podcast service.

Recent programs


New Encounters Jim Enote keynote presentation

Jim Enote, Director, A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Centre, New Mexico

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 18 March 2016

Zuni tribal member and museum director Jim Enote on his life working in cultural heritage in terms of seasons, and the current flowering of ideas and practices planted many years ago.

collection, indigenous, museums


New Encounters public panel discussion

Dr Richard West Jr, Professor Paul Tapsell, Dr Dawn Casey, Dr Richard Luarkie and Associate Professor David Garneau with ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue.

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 16 March 2016

Distinguished First Nations people from Canada, the United States, New Zealand and Australia discuss the negotiation between their traditions and their place in the modern world. What role do museums and artefacts have in this negotiation?

collection, indigenous, museums

Now with transcripts

Transcripts are often published after MP3 files. Here are the latest additions.

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