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Explore the links below to discover related resources in the Library's collections and exhibitions, as well as additional resources located in other institutions

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Search the Library's online catalogues for material relating to Aboriginal people.

Carved trees: Aboriginal cultures of Western NSW

Exhibition which features carved trees historically used by Aboriginal people in New South Wales as a form of visual communication for thousands of years.

Mari Nawi: Aboriginal odysseys 1790-1850

The focus of this exhibition was the Eora and Darug people from the Sydney area, who sailed on English ships through Port Jackson to destinations in Australia and throughout the world during the period 1790-1850.

Eora: Mapping Aboriginal Sydney 1770-1850

This exhibition presented the Aboriginal past of early Sydney and surrounds. Rarely seen maps, artworks, manuscripts and relics reveal the distinctive saltwater culture of the Eora and the cross-cultural interactions that have formed our shared history.

Aboriginal Affairs NSW

Part of the NSW Department of Human Services, Aboriginal Affairs NSW is responsible for the Aboriginal Lands Rights Act and other aspects of Aboriginal life in New South Wales.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

For information and research about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, past and present.

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies holds computer-based information about Australia's Indigenous languages in the Aboriginal Studies Electronic Data Archive. The Archive is available to language community members and to researchers in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.


Barani (meaning 'yesterday') is an Aboriginal word of the Eora, the original inhabitants of the place where Sydney City now stand. The website is an introduction to the Indigenous history of the City of Sydney, containing a thematic introduction, biographies, useful contacts, and references to books, films, images and websites.
An online exhibition of posters produced to celebrate NAIDOC (National Aborigines Day Observance Committee) Day from 1972 to the present. Presented by the Australian Instiutute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).


The Library Shop

The Library Shop has a selection of printed books, publications, and fine art reproductions of photographs, maps, paintings and drawings from the Library's collections available for purchase.

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