This site may contain images and words that are taboo to some First Nations peoples. We are actively working towards addressing offensive and culturally sensitive content in our system.
The Special Collections staff are currently embarking on a project to decolonise our collections and pay respect to Indigenous Knowledge and Culture. To learn more about this project send us anenquiry.
Deep Time Project – contains 3D scans of stone tools and objects found at a 6,700-year-old archaeological dig of an ancient Aboriginal site uncovered in Newcastle West in 2009. Over 5,500 artefacts were discovered on the site by archaeologists working with Awabakal Aboriginal traditional custodians.
Yengo National Park – photos of Finchley Reserve, Yengo National Park. The traditional custodians of the Yengo National Park are the Darkinjung and Wonnarua People.
Yallarwah Place - An Act of Reconciliation- On Friday 19th February 1999 Yallarwah Place was officially opened and born to the Community of the Hunter Region. Yallarwah Place is an accommodation centre for the families of Aboriginal people from the communities of the Hunter and Northern NSW who are receiving medical care at the John Hunter Hospital.
Video and presentation regarding a project to 3D model the Creator Cave in Millbrodale, a cultural site of the Wonnarua people.
The Percy Haslam collection contains Indigenous knowledge collected and assembled from a non-Indigenous person's perspective. This Uni News article from 1978 discusses the field research of Percy Haslam.