Indigenous Resources

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images or names of deceased persons in photographs or printed material.

If you are looking for information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families, communities and places there are a range of resources to help you with your research. To check what resources the Library holds, search the catalogue and Hunter PhotoBank.

The links below have specific resources relating to indigenous people:

AIATSIS, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Koori Mail Collection Online from AIATSIS
INFOKOORI: From the State Library of NSW is an index to the Koori Mail, a national fortnightly newspaper published in Lismore, NSW, that focuses on the Indigenous people of Australia, from May 1991 to date. It is also an index to biographical information from various magazines including: Our Aim (1907–1961), Dawn (1952–1969), New Dawn (1970–1975) and Identity (1971–1982).
State Library of NSW: website of Aboriginal culture, history, language and art from their collection.