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Previous possessions, new obligations : a plain English summary of policies for museums in Australia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Council of Australian Museum Associations

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Previous possessions, new obligations : a plain English summary of policies for museums in Australia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Title
Previous possessions, new obligations
Title remainder
a plain English summary of policies for museums in Australia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Statement of responsibility
Council of Australian Museum Associations
Title variation
  • Running title
  • Plain English guide to previous possessions, new obligations
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Modified version of the 1993 policy document, 'Previous possessions, new obligations', recognising the right of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be involved in all aspects of care, management and presentation of their culture; provides useful contacts and a list of common terminology; case studies from the Queensland Museum, the Australian Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Museum of Australia, the South Australian Museum and the Museum of Victoria illustrate community access and involvement ; Maningrida Collection; National Skeletal Provenancing Project; human remains; secret /sacred material; includes a photograph of Alice Mark-Andrews with a Queensland Museum collection photograph of herself as a child
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Museums Australia Inc
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  • Mark-Andrews, Alice
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney, N.S.W.)
  • Museum of Victoria
  • Australian Museum
  • South Australian Museum
  • Queensland Museum
  • National Museum of Australia
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnological museums and collections
Target audience
adult
Label
Previous possessions, new obligations : a plain English summary of policies for museums in Australia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Council of Australian Museum Associations
Instantiates
Publication
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Cover title
Contents
Introduction -- Principles : Self-determination ; Management and collections ; Access to collections and information Assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities ; Employment and training ; Policy formulation -- Policies : Human remains ; Genaral ; Acquisition ; Return ; Custodinaship ; Storage, access and display ; Scientific and cultural significance -- Case study Queensland museum Child's spirit comes home : Policies : Secret or sacred material ; Custodianship and access ; Acquistion, ownership, access and return ; Case study the Australian museum : Koories bring new skills to keeping places : Policies : Research ; Documentation ; Public and other programs ; Cultural traditions ; Involvement of Aboriginal and Torres STrait Islander People -- The museum of contemporary art : Maningrida stikes a new deal : Policies : Staffing, training and financial support ; Employment ; Training ; Direction and management ; Co-operation ; Australia-wide strategies ; Outcomes -- Case study the National museum of Australia : The National museum open its doors : The south Australian museum searching for ancestral homelands
Control code
abn94012539
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
16 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 and 3 Donation from ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Previous possessions, new obligations : a plain English summary of policies for museums in Australia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Council of Australian Museum Associations
Publication
Note
Cover title
Contents
Introduction -- Principles : Self-determination ; Management and collections ; Access to collections and information Assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities ; Employment and training ; Policy formulation -- Policies : Human remains ; Genaral ; Acquisition ; Return ; Custodinaship ; Storage, access and display ; Scientific and cultural significance -- Case study Queensland museum Child's spirit comes home : Policies : Secret or sacred material ; Custodianship and access ; Acquistion, ownership, access and return ; Case study the Australian museum : Koories bring new skills to keeping places : Policies : Research ; Documentation ; Public and other programs ; Cultural traditions ; Involvement of Aboriginal and Torres STrait Islander People -- The museum of contemporary art : Maningrida stikes a new deal : Policies : Staffing, training and financial support ; Employment ; Training ; Direction and management ; Co-operation ; Australia-wide strategies ; Outcomes -- Case study the National museum of Australia : The National museum open its doors : The south Australian museum searching for ancestral homelands
Control code
abn94012539
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
16 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 and 3 Donation from ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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