New perspectives on Aboriginal Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney has a large number of articles, images and information about Aboriginal Sydneyand this content is among our most visited articles. We recently published nine new articles about key Aboriginal sites in the Sydney basin. This content was...

Creative responses to history

Anniversaries and events often prompt us to reflect on historical narratives. Not just what happened, but also the historical meanings of events, their legacies, and our personal responses to them. Last week Nicole Cama looked at the origins of ANZAC Day...

No ordinary woman

As part of NAIDOC week, this morning on 2SER Breakfast Lisa spoke to Mitch about an extraordinary Aboriginal woman, Maria Lock, who lived in Western Sydney in the first half of the nineteenth century. The daughter of an Aboriginal chief, Maria had an aptitude for...