Sacred sites and ancient trackways of the Murray Islands in the Torres Strait

A new Australian Research Council project project led by the ANU is investigating ritual sites that have been an important part of Miriam Mer culture for many hundreds of years.

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Field team on Dauar Island (Photo Credit: Professor Georffrey Clark)

PNG Archaeology Field School Image Gallery

This unique opportunity was developed by Dr Ben Shaw to involve students from the Australian National and the University of Papua New Guinea in cutting-edge archaeological research on Panaeati Isla

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New data reveals severe impact of European contact with Pacific islands

Pacific island nations suffered severe depopulation from introduced diseases as a consequence of contact with European vessels, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU

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Photo Credit: State Library of New South Wales

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