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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.


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.



4 Jul 2016

Cassowary sculpture crafted from chainsaws

Cassowary sculpture

A sculptural work made with pieces of chainsaw salvaged in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi in Queensland is new to the National Museum’s collection.



17 Jun 2016

Susan Hamilton’s fight for sea rights

The story of Torres Strait Islander barrister Susan Hamilton’s pursuit of justice for her people is new to our Gallery of First Australians.



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.