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The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Ethnographic Collection
The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is the world's premier institute for information and research about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, past and present. The Institute undertakes and encourages scholarly, ethical community-based research, holds a priceless collection of films, photographs, video and audio recordings and the world's largest collections of printed and other resource materials for Indigenous Studies, and has its own publishing house. Its activities affirm and raise awareness among all Australians, and people of other nations, of the richness and diversity of Australian Indigenous cultures and histories. The AIATSIS Collection includes some of the most significant works of ethnographic film produced in Australia.