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See extraordinary works and hear the voices of Australia’s first peoples in Talking Blak to History. This exhibition in First Australians, on the lower ground floor, features powerful objects that speak to the aftermath of colonisation and explore issues including land rights, sovereignty, the Stolen Generations and deaths in custody.

Talking Blak with Margo Neale 4:55

Join Margo Neale, Head of the Indigenous Knowledges Curatorial Centre, National Museum of Australia for a highlights tour of the Talking Blak exhibition.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences

Neil Carter, Lui Ned David and Major Sumner share their histories and experiences, identifying regional differences and similarities in repatriation activities. They state the importance of helping and learning from each other in their work.
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Presenters: Neil Carter, Lui Ned David, Major Sumner
Cropped image of Wunala Dreaming design by John Moriarty, from a Twingo car, featuring teal, orange and purple dots.

Main banner image (detail): Renault Twingo decorated with Balarinji Wunala Dreaming design, made 1993, painted 1994, John Moriarty and Frank Lee. National Museum of Australia

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