Honoring Heritage: 6 Aboriginal Groups in Australia

13th April, 2024


Vibrant art, kinship systems, connection to land, and fighting for land rights.

1: Yolngu (Northeast Arnhem Land)

Six seasons calendar, enduring resilience against colonization, diverse language groups

2: Noongar (Southwest Australia)

Uluru (Ayers Rock) is a sacred site, with profound cultural traditions in a harsh environment.

3: Anangu  (Central Desert)

Tragic history of genocide, but their resilient culture and community survive.

4: Palawa (Tasmania)

Seafaring culture, unique traditions, and distinct from mainland Aboriginal peoples.

5: Torres Strait Islanders

Diverse nations, forced displacement, but a strong revival of culture and identity

6: Koori (Southeast Australia)