ICA Indigenous Matters Summit
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute and South Australian Museum
Adelaide - October 25th, 2019
Adelaide Event Photography from the ICA Indigenous Matters Summit 2019 - "Challenging and Decolonising the Archive" - held at the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute and the South Australian Museum in Adelaide on October 25th, 2019.
Official Opening - The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP
Australian Declaration presented to and accepted by The Hon Vicki Chapman AM, MP and David Fricker from the NAA.
Speakers included Anthea Seles, Opeta Alefaio, Brian Oldman, Camille Callison, Craig Ritchie, David Fricker, Hinerangi Himiona, Inga Marja Steinfjell, Dr Karine R Duhamel, Jennifer O'Neal, Kirsten Thorpe, Major Moogy Sumner AM, Minako Sakata, Normand Charbonneau, Phylis Williams PSM, Raymond Frogner, Shaun Rohrlach (MC), The Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, The Hon. Vickie Chapman AM MP.
The ICA Indigenous Matters Summit, was held on the final day of the ICA 2019 Designing the Archive Conference. It is a significant contribution by Australia to the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL 2019).
First Nations speakers and delegates from around the world attended the Summit to discuss the current and future role of archives in preserving, promoting and providing community access to Indigenous heritage, culture and language.
The Summit produced a declaration – the Adelaide Declaration – to guide archives globally in actively supporting commitments made under the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The National Archives of Australia (NAA) delivered the Summit in collaboration with the ICA Expert Group on Indigenous Matters and was the principal partner for the Conference, jointly hosted by the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ), the Pacific Regional Branch International Council on Archives (PARBICA) and the ICA.
All images by Adelaide Event, Conference and Media Photographer Robert Monteleone.
All images are Copyright © Robert Monteleone, Adelaide.
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Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Registration and Arrival of Speakers & Attendees
Smoking Ceremony & Welcome to Country - Major 'Uncle Moogy' Sumner AM, Ngarrindjeri Elder
Welcome & Official Opening
Workshop Summary & Summit Conclusion
South Australian Museum
- Dance performance by Major 'Uncle Moogy' Sumner AM with the Tal-Kin-Jeri Dance Group.
- Brian Oldman Museum Director invites the EGIM Co-Chairs Phyllis Williams, Raymond Frogner and Katrine Duhamel to read out the Adelaide Declaration which is accepted by David Fricker who introduces the Hon. Vicki Chapman AM, MP Deputy Premier & AG of South Australia and presents a copy of the Adelaide Declaration.
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