Laura Festival

NCIG staff travelled to Cape York to run a stall at the famous Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival at the end of June.  This festival is a gathering of Indigenous people from all over the Cape for cultural feast of music, dance, food and togetherness. 

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Making contacts in the Tiwi Islands

NCIG team members are in the Tiwi Islands, introducing NCIG to community groups. 

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New logo for NCIG

NCIG commissioned Browndog Productions to design a logo.  Browndog was the artistic and technical talent behind the excellent animation you can view from our Home Page.

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Indigenous governance of the NCIG collection

At its meeting in December 2016 the Council of the Australian National University approved the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics Statute 2016.

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Welcome to The National Centre for Indigenous Genomics

The National Centre for Indigenous Genomics (NCIG) aims to establish a national resource, under Indigenous governance, for appropriate and respectful genetic and genomic research that will benefit Indigenous Australians.

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Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we work, and pay our respects to the elders of the Ngunnawal people past and present.

Kulama 2012 Image used by kind permission of the artist, Timothy Cook.

Updated:  21 October 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, NCIG/Page Contact:  Web Admin, NCIG