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Members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program team at the National Museum work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to collect, preserve and exhibit their stories.
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Jean Barr-Crombie, curator Barbara Paulson and Betty Bunyan at the Dingo Caves on Wankangurru Country north of Birdsville, Queensland.
Photo: Jeff Theys.
Minang elder Harley Coyne in Albany speaks with content project manager Benita Tunks about the Encounters project.
Photo: Sonja Balaga.
Curator Jay Arthur with Aunty Patsy Cameron, who was being interviewed as part of the Encounters project, at Tomahawk, Tasmania. November 2013.
Photo: Michael Pickering.
Curator and repatriation officer Lee Burgess talking about bush tucker plants on Australia Day.
Photo: Heidi Pritchard.
Curator Andy Greenslade relaxing with Lola Greeno and Colleen Mundy at Larapuna in northeast Tasmania, after a weaving workshop for the Tayenebe weaving project. The project resulted in an exhibition, Tayenebe: Tasmanian Aboriginal Women's Fibre Work. The baskets were bought for the collections of the National Museum and Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery.
Photo: Julie Gough.
Curator Jono Lineen with the Torres Strait Islands component of the On Country photographic exhibition, showcasing contemporary Indigenous land and sea management practices across Australia.
Photo: Judith Hickson.
Curator Peter Thorley on the Northern Territory and West Australian border.
Photo: Pip Deveson.
Magali Melandri, curator for Pacific Arts from the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, visits the National Museum's Mitchell repository with curator David Kaus.
Photo: George Serras