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Forums, talks, symposiums, conferences and other events held at the National Museum of Australia, exploring Australia's land, nation and people.

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Forums, talks, symposiums, conferences and other events held at the National Museum of Australia, exploring Australia's land, nation and people.

    Defining Moments: True Crime

    Defining Moments: True Crime

    Date recorded: 24 August 2019.

    ABC RN’s Big Ideas presenter Paul Barclay and expert panel discuss true crime and popular culture.

    • 59 min
    Paul Tapsell: Maori experience

    Paul Tapsell: Maori experience

    Date recorded: 7 May 2018.

    Paul Tapsell describes the importance of understanding cultural beliefs and practices in attitudes towards ancestral remains. Repatriation reflects a responsibility for both indigenous and non-indigenous peoples to respect both the deceased and future generations.

    • 52 min
    Amber Aranui: Maori experience

    Amber Aranui: Maori experience

    Date recorded: 7 May 2018.

    Amber Aranui discusses the potential for conflict between Maori cultural values and practices and those of Western systems. Aranui describes the emotional experiences for Maori in pursuing the return of ancestral remains and cultural objects.

    • 44 min
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences

    Date recorded: 7 May 2018.

    Neil Carter, Lui Ned David and Major Sumner share their histories and experiences, identifying regional differences and similarities in repatriation activities. They state the importance of helping and learning from each other in their work.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Welcome to Country and Museum Executive welcome

    Welcome to Country and Museum Executive welcome

    Date recorded: 7 May 2018.

    Local Ngunnawal elder, Jude Barlow, provides the Welcome to Country address followed by Mathew Trinca’s opening address. Welcome to Country is a traditional practice in which visitors are both welcomed and given permission to be on the traditional lands of local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.

    • 15 min
    Native Hawaiian experience

    Native Hawaiian experience

    Date recorded: 7 May 2018.

    Edward Halealoha Ayau talks about the importance of appreciating the spiritual guidance of the ancestors in approaching the repatriation of remains. He discusses the importance of recognising Native Hawaiian cultural values in repatriation activities, and describes some of the positive and negative experiences he has encountered in dealing with collecting institutions.

    • 32 min

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