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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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Curator Peter Thorley on the Northern Territory and West Australian border.
Photo: Pip Deveson.
Abe Muriata talking with curator Jay Arthur at the Girringun Aboriginal Arts Centre in Cardwell, North Queensland for the Encounters project.
Photo: Michael Pickering.
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.
Content project manager Benita Tunks (right) meets community members in Kyogle as part of the Encounters project.
Photo: Barbara Paulson.
Curator and repatriation officer Lee Burgess talking about the wooden shields in the Museum's Open collections area.
Photo: Jason McCarthy.
Curator, Andy Greenslade and Evelyn Omeenyo from Lockhart River in far north Queensland, visit Black Mountain Tower when Evelyn was in Canberra for the 2013 Selling Yarns conference.
Photo: Lannon Harley.
Dieri representative William Dawson talks with curator Barbara Paulson in Whyalla, South Australia, about the skills and work involved in making Dieri shields.
Photo: Jeremy Lucas.
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