Understanding Culture


There are many different aspects to Aboriginal culture and each part adds to the picture of being Aboriginal. Culture comes in different forms:

Stories also form part of Aboriginal culture.

General culture

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture (AIATSIS)  Extensive archives can be looked at relating to all aspects of Aboriginal life. The AIATSIS Mura library has:  ‘The world’s most comprehensive collection of print, moving image, sound recordings and photographic materials relating to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.’  Resources include assistance for looking at family history and with Native Title.

Also to help with further research, you use selected keywords that will help built the picture of Aboriginal life.