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.
Helping Aboriginal families with ancestral information through professional researchers, advice for native title and general research.
Need help with your Aboriginal family history research? We may hold information in our collections about you or your direct ancestors.
This is a site for authors, academics, students, government agencies and people doing community history research or anyone with an interest in Aboriginal history in WA.
Native title researchers can request access to records to gather evidence relevant to a native title claim.
A reconciliation project acknowledging the prison history between 1900-1931, with new research discoveries and historical photographs. Launching in November. Watch this space for regular updates and progress.
The important work of the department’s Aboriginal History WA (AHWA) unit was recognised during National Reconciliation Week.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt is encouraging Western Australians to use the services of Aboriginal History WA (AHWA) to learn about their Aboriginal ancestry, after gaining access to his own family records.
A project to reconcile the history of Aboriginal people's imprisonment at Rottnest Island is one step closer, with the development of a cultural authority process to lead State-wide Aboriginal community engagement.
The State Government has announced Phase 3 of the roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions in WA, with significant changes coming into effect from Saturday, June 6.
Western Australians are encouraged to join the digital celebration of Reconciliation Week 2020, as COVID-19 reminds us that, more than ever, we are 'In this together'.
A new, free digital platform that provides access to the extraordinary collections from Western Australia's main cultural institutions through a single, searchable portal, has gone live.
The Shire of Broome, City of Cockburn and City of Kalamunda were among 17 local governments that helped showcase Aboriginal culture and history to their communities through Reconciliation Week celebrations.