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Our Indigenous Knowledges Curatorial Centre explores Australian history from an Indigenous perspective. It aims to expand knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, traditions, art, histories and world views. It includes the Encounters Fellowship Program and Cultural Connections Program.

Margo Neale.

Margo Ngawa Neale

Margo Ngawa Neale is Senior Indigenous Curator and Head of the Centre for Indigenous Knowledges at the National Museum of Australia. Her major international exhibitions include Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, touring globally and Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Margo has written and edited publications including the Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture and the 10-volume series on First Knowledges for Thames and Hudson.

Margo was listed among the top 10 Museum Influencers in the world by Blooloop for 2022.

Cultural Connections Initiative

This community engagement platform comprised of two complementary programs: the Encounters Fellowship Program and the Cultural Connections Program. These programs demonstrate the Museum’s commitment to professional development, employment and capacity-strengthening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practitioners and community-led cultural work. Explore more about this initiative

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