Aboriginal history

Working in partnership with Aboriginal communities and other stakeholders to connect people to their Aboriginal ancestry, promote reconciliation and celebrate the richness of our shared history.

Online indexes and special projects

Access historical records and information relating to Aboriginal Western Australians.

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Research services

Current Projects

Publications and projects

Gnarla Boodja Mili Mili (Our Country on Paper)

Gnarla Boodja Mili Mili (Our Country on Paper)

Map
An online interactive map acknowledging the names of Noongar places throughout the Perth CBD area, also known as Boorlo or Burrell in the Noongar language.
Moore River Native Settlement Centenary Photographic Collection cover

Moore River Native Settlement Centenary photographic collection

Book
Moore River Native Settlement Centenary photographic collection​
No Less Worthy cover

No Less Worthy

Book
A publication acknowledging the significant contribution of WA Aboriginal volunteers to the World War One effort.

Right Wrongs

Toolkit
'67 Referendum – WA 50 years on.
They Served With Honour cover

They Served With Honour

Book
Untold Stories of Western Australian Aboriginal Servicemen at Gallipoli.

News

Events

People watching a large screen in Perth Cultural Centre

National Sorry Day

A day to reflect and remember the Stolen Generations.

National Reconciliation Week

More than a word. Reconciliation takes action.

Truth-Telling and Hidden Histories


Northbridge
National Reconciliation Week event presented by Aboriginal History WA

Geraldton Aboriginal Family History Session


Rangeway
Free event
Page reviewed 05 August 2019