Vicnet's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Page - A very comprehensive and fast growing site with Australian and international links to indigenous sites
ILANET Guide to Indigenous Resources A useful set of Australian and international links prepared by the State Library of New South Wales
Aboriginal Links Bill Henderson's excellent Canadian based list
of international resources on indigenous peoples. Very comprehensive
coverage of relevant Canadian, US, Latin American, New Zealand and
Australian sites with a significant focus on indigenous land
AnthroNet - A US based (University of Virginia) web site with a reasonable listing of WWW sites, newsgroups, and mailing lists of relevance to anthropologists.
ISCA's Anthropological Web Resources - A short list of anthropological resources from the Institute of Social and Cultural resources , Oxford , UK.
Anthropology Resources on the Internet - Allen Lutin's extremely comprehensive guide to anthropology on the net. It contains links to a vast array of email based mailing lists, newsgroups, and WWW sites covering social / cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistics and ethnomusicology. Check it out. The guy deserves a medal just for keeping it so up to date.
University of Iowa Anthropology A very interesting site from University of Iowa's anthropology department, with extensive links to the discussion of reburials and ethical issues relating to archaeology and anthropology.
Anthropological Association list of Anthropological resources. A
succinct listing of useful sites. Includes details of various US
based anthropological mailing lists.
National Native Title Tribunal The site of the body responsible for administration of the Native Title Act. It contains useful information about Native Title and access to tribunal decisions etc.
and Social Justice Project home page The Reconcilliation and
Social Justice Project home page - also provides access to the
Council for Aboriginal Reconcilliation and other on line
Native Title Act 1993 A "browable" version of the Native Title Act as it now stands, incorporating the "ten point plan" and "Harradine" amendments of 1998. An "rtf" version, for use in almost any word-processor, is also available for download
Aboriginal Communities Act (WA) 1979
Aboriginal Heritage Act (WA) 1972
Aboriginal Heritage (Marandoo) Act (WA) 1992
The Law Faculty at NTU provide another very useful page providing links to further legislation and cases dealing with Australian Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
You will also find discussion and direct links to Native Title legislation and significant cases on my Mabo, Wik and Native Title discussion page
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Tandanya Tandanya is the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute dedicated to fostering the understanding, preservation and development of the culture of the innumerable Aboriginal groups of Australia - Indigenous art in all its splendour. Well worth a visit.
House of Aboriginality A Macquarie University based site which deals with issues surrounding the copyright protection of indigenous art.
Yothu Yindi on the Web Great band, great site!
Dacou The Dreaming Art Centre of Utopia - Features the work of several prominent Utopia artists.
Dedicated to indigenous multimedia production (Click on the
snake if have trouble finding things at first).
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Mailing lists provide a very valuable means of keeping up with current events and in touch with people with similar interests. After you subscribe to a list you will receive email on relevant issues from other subscribers and can circulate your own thoughts, comments, and responses to all of the other members with a single post.
There are several very useful mailing lists dealing with indigenous issues. In order to keep discussion relevant to the group some lists impose constraints on membership. Others are open to all. Some also "moderate" discussion, to ensure that all posts are relevant to the interests of the group. Some lists generate a very high volume of mail. Others are only intermittently active.
I have found the following lists very useful:
Lists originally run by Bruce Reyburn of Songlines Services
Bruce's lists have invariably been lively and informative and sometimes controversial.
Reconciliationemail@example.com - The purpose of this list
is to provide a forum
for people who want to discuss reconciliation between Australia's First Peoples
and Settler Peoples.. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to
firstname.lastname@example.org saying subscribe reconciliation-l in the text.
Recoznetemail@example.com - The purpose of this list is to tackle the hard issues
of recognition and social justice issues for Australia's First Peoples. For a
trial month's subscription, send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org
saying subscribe recoznet-l in the text. A small annual fee ($10 or $20) is
charged to cover administration costs.
Altanthropoemail@example.com is a forum for "alternative"
Australia. To subscribe send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org saying
subscribe altanthropo-l in the text.
Lists managed by Dr T. Matthew Ciolek
These are moderated lists managed by Dr T.Matthew Ciolek of ANU's Research School of Asian and Pacific Studies.
Aboriginal-Studies-L electronic forum (ANU,
This Forum was established in 1994 by the Research School of Social Sciences, ANU to provide a a world-wide communications vehicle for anyone working on, or interested in the general study of indigenous Australia. To join the forum send email to: email@example.com saying subscribe Aboriginal-Studies-L <your-e-mail-address> in the text.
Aboriginal Native Title electronic forum
This is a list targeted at professionals working in the Native Title arena.. To apply to join the forum send email to firstname.lastname@example.org saying subscribe Aborig-Native-Title-L <your e-mail address> in the text. The list carries very little traffic at present.
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Here are the home pages of some of the world's professional and
amateur anthropological associations. A much more complete
list can be found at http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/afaq.html#WWWInst.
Australian Anthropological Society
American Anthropological Association
Royal Anthropological Institute (UK)
Association of Social Anthropologists (UK)
The Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria
For a substantial list of anthropological mailing lists click here
ANU Archaeology and Anthropology A useful place to visit if you are trying to track down the email address of the ANU mob!
James Cook University Archaeology and Anthropology Travelling North?
Macquarie University Anthropology Long time since I did my BA there! Macquarie also runs an Institute of Aboriginal Studies
NTU's Centre for Indigenous Natural and Cultural Resource Management One of the more interesting and important academic developments in Australia in recent years - The Centre aims to be a national and international focal point for research which meets the needs of indigenous Australians and which facilitates career opportunities for indigenous researchers. Within the Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
NTU also teaches anthropology within the School of Southeast Asian and Australian Studies .
University of Western Australia Anthropology Been wondering where Bob Tonkinson has been since The Jigalong Mob?
University of Queensland Department of Anthropology and Sociology Basic staff and course information. Don't go there if you are looking for pictures of sunny Queensland though!
University of Sydney Department of Anthropology Elkin's old mob have their own website too. Mind you, the course schedules were still only available for 1997 when I checked last in July 1998! Still, there is much to be said for living in the past!
La Trobe University's School of Politics, Sociology and Anthropology.
The University of South Australia's Faculty of Aboriginal and Islander Studies focuses on Australian indigenous education and Aboriginal studies. It offers its courses both on campus and through distance education. The Faculty consists of a teaching school, a research unit and a student support unit.
Monash University's Koori Research Centre has a nicely designed home page and an excellent page of links of its own. The Department of Anthropology and Sociology also have a home page which takes a minimalist approach to providing information.
Charles Sturt University's Aboriginal Education Home Page provides access to the Wammarra centre at Bathurst, the Winan-Gidyal centre at Albury-Wodonga and the Ngungilanna centre at Wagga Wagga, all within the ambit of Wiradjuri country in central western New South Wales.
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