Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Education Resources

The AIATSIS Collection aims to create a world where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are recognised, respected, valued and celebrated. This collection of resources contains more than one million items, including books, audio, photographic, manuscript, moving image and art and object material, related to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.

Stories to Unite Us

This unit of work, Stories to unite us, allows students to explore aspects of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, using the picture books You and Me: Our Place and Stories from the Billabong.You and Me: Our Place written by Leonie Norrington and illustrated by Dee Huxley highlights the connections between young and old […]

Marnti warajanga— A walk together

Marnti Warajanga–a walk together is a collaboration between the Museum of Australian Democracy, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre and photographer Tobias Titz. Through this online exhibition and resources, explore milestones of the Indigenous journey of democracy in Australia and consider their relevance today.

Indigenous Rights and Freedoms

25 minute digital video resource for classroom use unpack stories of events and people associated with Old Parliament House content aligned to the Australian Curriculum – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures (general capabilities), Civics and Citizenship and History strands addresses historical thinking concepts such as sources, continuity and change, cause and effect, […]

Stolen Generations Resource Kit for Teachers and Students

The Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Resource Kit for Teachers and Students has been created to educate young people about the Stolen Generations. It makes it easy for school communities to start the conversation and inform classroom discussions using facts, real examples and stories.

Bringing them Home

This resource is designed to help students understand the issues surrounding the forcible removal of Indigenous people in Australian history. It complements the Commission’s report Bringing them home: National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families, published in 1997.

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