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The Goree newsletter looks at the activities and achievements of the National Museum of Australia as we engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their material culture, and share their stories.
19 Jan 2015
Pukatja pottery in Porcelain City
Earlier this year the Museum purchased Kungkarangkalpa Attila, a stunning ceramic pot that Derek Jungarrayi Thompson made in Jingdezhen, China.
The pot is currently on display in the New Acquisition case outside Circa until early 2015.
11 Dec 2014
Kintore kids visit the Museum
Twelve Pintupi students, their principal Nick Richardson, teacher Lauren Baird and Aboriginal assistant teacher Mimila Napangarti, from Walungurru School in the Northern Territory, visited the National Museum in Canberra on November 31 2014.
27 Nov 2014
The Museum wins an APS Indigenous Employment Award
The Museum, or rather its Indigenous staff network (MINmin), was one of only two agencies to be recognised in the inaugural Australian Public Service (APS) Indigenous Employment Awards.
MINMin (Museum Indigenous Network)
MINMin supports Indigenous employees at the National Museum, socially and in the workplace.
It is the first point of contact for issues that affect First Australians more broadly, as well as being a resource for the Museum.