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Goree

The Goree newsletter looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and all the programs across the National Museum of Australia that engage with Indigenous peoples and their material culture.

Goree is a bi-annual newsletter. Download and read past Goree issues.

Feedback: Please email your feedback to mates@nma.gov.au

Vol 9, 2012

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April 2012, Volume 9, Issue 1

Welcome to the April 2012 issue of Goree!

In this issue read about the new Head of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program team; the Bipotaim and Off the Walls exhibitions and the Museum's Open Day 2011; the thirtieth anniversary of the Pintupi people returning to their homelands; a 'history mystery' in western New South Wales; Indigenous objects held in the National Historical Collection and activities in the areas of Indigenous history research; and the preservation of Indigenous songlines and collaborations with international museums.

pdf Download the April 2012 Goree (PDF 2,716kb) or follow the links on the left hand side to view the HTML version.

Vol. 8, 2011

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August 2011, Volume 8, Issue 1

Welcome to the August 2011 issue of Goree!

In this issue read about the Yalangbara and Bipotaim exhibitions, stories from Inside: Life in Children's Homes, the Pintubi Dialogues project, some of the artists workshops held during NAIDOC week 2011, new developments in the First Australians gallery, stories about objects held in the National Historic collection, as well as special forums, festivals and other project news from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program team and other teams within the Museum.

pdf Download the August 2011 Goree (PDF 2,930kb)

Vol. 7, 2010

Cover of November 2010 Goree magazine

November 2010, Volume 7, Issue 2

Welcome to the November 2010 issue!

In this issue read about developing the Yiwarra Kuju exhibition, Aboriginal treasures in the Vatican, Indigenous recruitment as well as other project news from ATSIP and other teams within the Museum.

pdf Download the November 2010 Goree (6,140kb)

Cover of April 2010 Goree magazine

April 2010, Volume 7, Issue 1

Welcome to the April 2010 issue!

In this issue read about the tayenebe exhibition, and other exhibitions and events such as the Barks, Birds and Billabongs symposium, NAIDOC week activities on the Peninsula, visitors to the Museum as well as other project news from ATSIP and other teams within the Museum.

pdf  Download the April 2010 Goree (PDF 5,832kb)

Vol. 6. 2009

Cover of November 2009 Goree magazine

November 2009, Volume 6, Issue 2

Welcome to the November 2009 issue!

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about the NAIDOC activities on the Peninsula, the 'Together' concert, some of the exhibitions, visitors and other project news from ATSIP and other teams within the Museum.

pdf Download the November 2009 Goree (PDF 5,793kb)

Cover of May 2009 Goree magazine

May 2009, Volume 6, Issue 1

Welcome to the May 2009 issue!

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about the Selling Yarns 2 conference and market day, the Barks, Birds and Billabongs symposium, exhibitions, visitors and other project news from the ATSIP team.

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Vol. 5, 2008

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November 2008, Volume 5, Issue 2

Welcome to the November 2008 issue!

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about NAIDOC Week activities at the National Museum; the Emily exhibition in Canberra; the Selling Yarns conference; the Indigenous rights online project and other news from the ATSIP team.

pdf icon Download the November 2008 Goree (PDF 2,671kb)

Cover of April 2008 Goree magazine

April 2008, Volume 5, Issue 1

Welcome to the April 2008 newsletter which looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about the Apology on 13 February 2008, Emily on the big stage, Ken Colbung talking about Yagan and find out more about the group of Indigenous Cadets at the Museum.

pdf icon Download the April 2008 Goree (PDF 4,675kb)

Vol. 4, 2007

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November 2007, Volume 4, Issue 2

Welcome to the November 2007 newsletter which looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about NAIDOC Week celebrations and the Who You Callin' Urban? forum. Catch up on news from the ATSIP team and the Papunya Painting: Out of the Desert exhibition.

pdf icon Download November 2007 Goree (PDF 4,018kb)

Cover of April 2007 Goree magazine

April 2007, Volume 4, Issue 1

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2007 which looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, the Kimberley girls in Canberra and catch up on news from the ATSIP team.

pdf icon Download the April 2007 Goree (PDF 4,829kb)

Vol. 3, 2006

Cover of November 2006 Goree magazine

November 2006, Volume 3, Issue 2

Welcome to our second newsletter for 2006 which looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about our recent and upcoming exhibitions and highlights from NAIDOC week at the Museum in 2006, and catch up on news from the ATSIP team.

pdf icon Download the November 2006 Goree (PDF 4,242kb)

Cover of April 2006 Goree magazine

April 2006, Volume 3, Issue 1

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2006 which looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

In this issue meet some of our Mates, read about our recent and upcoming exhibitions, find out about NAIDOC week at the Museum in 2006, and catch up on news from the ATSIP team. Watch out for more news about the First Australians gallery and associated activities in the next issue.

pdf icon Download the April 2006 Goree (PDF 1,437kb)

Vol. 2, 2005 

Cover of December 2005 Goree magazine

December 2005, Volume 2, Issue 2

Welcome to our final newsletter for 2005 which looks at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

This issue includes highlights from the launch of the Our Community and Pooaraar exhibitions, news from the ATSIP team, collection stories, and an introduction to Goolarri.

pdf icon Download the December 2005 Goree (PDF 1,446kb)

Vol. 1, 2004 

Cover of October 2004 Goree magazine

October 2004, Volume 1, Issue 2

Welcome to our second issue focusing on the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum.

See who has been visiting the First Australians gallery and meet some of the members of the Mates of the First Australians gallery. We have features on our new exhibitions, as well as NAIDOC Week 2004 at the Museum.

pdf icon Download the October 2004 Goree (PDF 3,800kb)

Cover of March 2004 Goree magazine

March 2004, Volume 1, Issue 1

Welcome to our first issue. It is now three years since the Museum opened its doors at the Acton site in March 2001. We look at the activities and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program (ATSIP) and Indigenous programs across the Museum since opening.

Meet the ATSIP staff, come on a short walk through the First Australians gallery, read about the Message Stick Land Rover, find out about the recent Power of Cultural Evidence Forum and take a peak at a new acquisition, Jack Wherra's carved boab nuts, among other features.

pdf icon Download the March 2004 Goree (PDF 4,335kb)