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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.


8 Aug 2016

Papunya women’s ground painting

 	People standing in a gallery looking at an artwork exhibiton.

A rare and beautiful example of a women’s ground painting from the Papunya art movement is the stunning centrepiece for the Streets of Papunya exhibition at the Drill Hall Gallery in Canberra until 14 August 2016.



2 Aug 2016

Visit by Aboriginal arts workers


The National Museum was delighted to host Arts Worker Extension Program 2016 participants from the Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists Corporation on a recent visit.



25 Jul 2016

Talented artists share their stories

Sid Bruce Shortjoe

Five talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have shared their work in Canberra as part of NAIDOC Week and the Mullingarri Meddhung events linked to the Encounters exhibition.



Previous issues

Goree, November 2012, Volume 9, Issue 2

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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.