Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Warrwa Heritage Survey in the Kimberley

The Warrwa (combined) native title claimants have just successfully recorded their first significant site, with the assistance of Anthropos Australis (WA) PL their heritage service providers, since registering their native title claim, which is a huge step forward for the Warrwa people in managing their heritage into the future.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The Excavation of Ngurin #1 – Sharing Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi Heritage

We are pleased to announce that Kirsty Potts and two Ngarluma Consultants recently conducted the Return to Country of the cultural material excavated from the Ngurin #1 archaeological site, as the final output from our project entitled ‘The Excavation of Ngurin #1 – Sharing Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi Heritage’. The Return to Country was conducted with the support, co-operation and involvement of, and under the cultural direction of, members of the Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation and the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation. We have completed our statutory reporting on the project for the State and we intend to publish the results of the excavation and analysis soon.

Monday, 10 November 2014

Anketell Heritage Project

We are pleased to update you on the Anketell Project, which Anthropos Australis and the Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation have been working collaboratively on this year for the Department of State Development. Since our last update on the Anketell Project several months ago, the archaeological Survey Team, which comprise Kirsty Potts, Shannon Smith and Ian Scott working with four Ngarluma Consultants, have examined a total of 43 km2 and have recorded over 160 Aboriginal Heritage Locations (Aboriginal sites). This has been a fantastic result and a great effort by the archaeological Survey Team, who have worked tirelessly to record the Survey area.

Monday, 27 October 2014

A sunny day and clear water, perfect for filming Whadjuk Elders by the Swan River

As a direct result of the advice of the Noongar Advisory Panel and the Maarli Riverpark Interpretation Plan for the Swan and Canning Rivers that Anthropos Australis facilitated and in the latter case contributed to, this firm has been engaged by the Swan River Trust to commence filming the stories of several Whadjuk Elders for inclusion on virtual trail guides.
The cast and crew at Heathcote

Workshops for the South Coast NRM successfully completed

Ian Scott of Anthropos Australis and Will Bessen of Tuna Blue, working as a collaboration, have successfully conducted three workshops utilising an interactive Google Earth map for the South Coast Natural Resource Management Inc.
Participants of the workshop in Albany on the 20th of October, 2014

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Anthropos Australis successfully completes interviews with the Ngarluma Elders to update their genealogical records

Nora Togo with Shannon Smith
Nic Green and Shannon Smith of Anthropos Australis (WA) Pty Ltd have successfully completed the interviews with many of the Ngarluma  Elders and their families as part of the Ngarluma  Aboriginal  Corporation’s (the NAC's) update of their genealogical records, which will also be used to assist the current Ngarluma  Membership Review.

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Nic Green's Interview with RTRfm

On Monday, 7th July 2014, Nic Green, CEO of Anthropos Australis (WA) Pty Ltd was interviewed by RTRfm’s Paul van Lieshout Hunt to discuss NAIDOC week and the NAIDOC theme ‘Serving Country: Centenary & Beyond’.

For those who missed Nic’s interview or if you would like to listen to it again, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0LpK6FCgnU&feature=youtu.be

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Anthropos Australis supports "Jandamarra-Sing for the Country' at Sydney Opera

Emmanuel Brown as Jandamarra, dancing the Lirrga Wangga
Further to the story we posted below on July 17, if you were not able to attend the Jandamarra - Sing for the Country performance at the Sydney Opera House, you can check out the wonderful performance and interview at:


Thursday, 3 July 2014

Final Noongar Advisory Panel Meeting

It has been almost 18 months in the making but we are finally there.  Beginning in February 2013, the Noongar Advisory Panel (NAP), comprising the dedicated group of Whadjuk community members, in collaboration with Anthropos Australis, the Swan River Trust, the National Trust (WA) and Interpretation Team embarked on a journey that has concluded with the compilation of the varied histories of the Swan (Derbal Yerrigan) and Canning (Dyalgarro Beelier) Rivers. 
Smoking Ceremony

Monday, 7 April 2014

Anketell Heritage Project has commenced

Anthropos Australis (WA) Pty Ltd, on instructions from and in collaboration with the Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation (NAC), commenced the heritage survey for the Anketell Project, in the west Pilbara, on the 17th of February 2014.