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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 Neale

Margo Ngawa Neale is Head of the Museum's Indigenous Knowledges Curatorial Centre. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Australian National University’s Centre for Indigenous History.

Margo has published widely and curated major pioneering exhibitions including the multi-award winning Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters.

Margo is editing the First Knowledges book series, which explores Indigenous knowledges in vital areas and their application to the present and the future.

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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