Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history research

AIATSIS provides Indigenous people tracing their family history with useful information guides and access to the AIATSIS library collections. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index (ABI) presently contains approximately 65,000 name entries and is fully searchable online through the AIATSIS Library catalogue, Mura.

Further resources

  • Family History kit - AIATSIS guide to tracing your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage
  • Link-Up - AIATSIS work with Link-Up to help Indigeneous people locate their family and/or family history
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