The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia proudly celebrates NAIDOC Week. Please find below information and resources to engage and celebrate this important week.  

➡️ Learn about the meaning of NAIDOC Week and the 2024 theme: Keep the Fire Burning: Blak, Loud and Proud in a short informative video with Academy Fellow and University of Queensland Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) Professor Bronwyn Fredericks.

➡️ Take a look at the Hidden Historical figures in the Indigenous movement as Academy Fellows Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt AO and Professor John Maynard team up to create a six-part webisode series following the men and women who have been icons in John’s life.  

➡️ Join Academy Fellow Professor Lynette Russell AM FASSA FAHA as she leads a conversation with authors Debra Dank and Amy Thunig who share their insightful memoirs with viewers during this year’s Blak & Bright Festival 2024: A Big Life.  

➡️ Discover Yumi Sabe, managed by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). Yumi Sabe is an Australian Kriol term that translates to ‘we know’, or, ‘we have the knowledge’. Yumi Sabe is a data platform showcasing the complexity and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ research and culture. You can watch a video introduction to the platform hosted recently by the Academy and AIATSIS, explore or join the Yumi Sabe research community and start sharing your research.