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Visiting my ancestors’ objects


Caution: This exhibition and website includes images and names of deceased people that may cause distress to
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Chris Dodd is a Dieri man from South Australia. In 2014, Chris was part of a group of Dieri members who visited the National Museum of Australia in Canberra to view Dieri cultural objects currently stored there. Here, Chris shares some of his thoughts about what the visit meant for him.