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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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Move it Mob Style dancers Shari Togo and Ryka Satrick with curator Barbara Paulson after an Australia Day performance at the National Museum.
Photo: Jilda Andews.
Lorna Jackson and Vicki Nangala, granddaughters of Uta Uta Tjangala, with Peter Thorley at Kintore in the Northern Territory.
Photo: Pip Deveson.
Curator and repatriation officer Lee Burgess talking about the wooden shields in the Museum's Open collections area.
Photo: Jason McCarthy.
Content project manager Benita Tunks (right) meets community members in Kyogle as part of the Encounters project.
Photo: Barbara Paulson.
Curator David Kaus at the launch of the Museum's exhibition, A Different Time: the Expedition Photographs of Herbert Basedow 1903–1928
Photo: Lannon Harley.
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.
Jono Lineen, curator of the exhibition 'Lag Meta Aus: Home in the Torres Strait', at the entrance to the Museum’s Torres Strait Islander gallery. The spectacular entrance to the gallery was inspired by the traditional dhari headdresses worn for dance and ceremonial occasions by Torres Strait Islander men.
Photo: Judith Hickson.
Curator Andy Greenslade with Lockhart River mayor Wayne Butcher, elder Patrick Butcher and a canoe made by Patrick’s father, James Butcher in 1976. The canoe is on loan from the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Queensland.
Photo: George Serras.