The NFSA has been working with Traditional Owners and the Strehlow Research Centre to preserve and digitise one of the most important collections relating to Indigenous ceremonial life in the world.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.
The black and deadly women of Australian music, from Fanny Cochrane Smith in the 1890s to Jessica Mauboy in the 21st century.
Anna Haebich, a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University in Perth, showcases West Australian Aboriginal performing arts and the plays, music, dance and festivals in the NFSA collection.
The Indigenous collections team at the NFSA are celebrating the lives and careers of pioneer female Indigenous recording artists with the forthcoming ‘Black and Deadly’ exhibit in Canberra.
Chris Guster shares a personal perspective on the early days of remote First Nations media groups.