Thursday, 29 June 2017

Spotlight: Indigenous Culture @ the Library

As part of our Indigenous Collection Spotlight series and in recognition of #NAIDOC Week 2017 we are featuring key e-resources from our Library’s collection on Indigenous Culture. 

NAIDOC Week (2-9 July) is a celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and a time to recognise the contributions Aboriginals and Islanders have made to Australia and our society. Find out how we are celebrating NAIDOC week at RMIT University.

Here are some of the highlights from our Library’s collection on Indigenous Culture:

Streaming Videos: The following is a selection of the indigenous streamed videos available to the RMIT community (login required).


Databases (log-in required)

In recognition of #NAIDOC Week 2017, RMIT University Library is hosting Indigenous film screenings @ the Library (3-7 July) in Carlton Library Seminar room, screening an eclectic schedule of award-winning Indigenous film.

Film Screening schedule (streamed via EduTV):

Monday 3 July (starting at 6:30 pm) - Bran Nue Dae - Rachel Perkins 2009
Tuesday 4 July (starting at 6:30 pm) - Samson and Delilah - Warwick Thornton 2009
Wednesday 5 July (starting at 6:30 pm) - The Sapphires - Wayne Blair 2012
Thursday 6 July (starting at 6:30 pm) - Ten Canoes - Rolf De Heer 2006
Friday 7 July (starting at 4pm) - Stone Bros - Richard Franklin 2009

Looking for more Indigenous resources @ the Library? Find information on indigenous culture, education, environment, film, health, law, land rights, reconciliation and sport in the Library’s Indigenous Resources subject guide. RMIT University Library is committed to enrich its growing collection of Indigenous resources in support of RMIT's vision for reconciliation,‘promoting a learning and research environment that engages partnerships and values Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges, cultures and diversity’
RMIT University acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations as the traditional owners of the land on which the University stands. RMIT University respectfully recognises Elders both past and present.