Dr Shannon Faulkhead and Kirsten Thorpe

Ian Maclean Award 2005

Topic: Developing an international network to connect innovative projects relating to Indigenous peoples, archives, libraries, museums, galleries, keeping places and communities

Biographical note

Dr Shannon Faulkhead is a research fellow at the Centre for Indigenous Studies, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria.

Kirsten Thorpe is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Project Officer (Commonwealth and eScholarship), UTS Library, University of Technology, Sydney.


The Indigenous Archives Network website (indigenousarchives.net) is a portal for international collaboration to showcase and connect information on innovative projects that are working with Indigenous knowledge sources. It has regular contributors from Australia and internationally. It started in 2012 and funding from the Ian Maclean award will support hosting the site for five years.

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