The Indigenous Archives Network was established in 2011, by Dr Shannon Faulkhead and Kirsten Thorpe through a National Archives of Australia Ian Maclean Research Award.
The Indigenous Archives Network website is a space to showcase and connect information on innovative projects that are working with Indigenous knowledge sources. It welcomes contributions from Australia and international colleagues. The Ian Maclean Research Award supporting hosting for a period of five years (2011 to 2016).
In 2017, the site will be transferred to a more sustainable platform utilisiing the Mukurtu software and some of the content from the earlier site will be migrated to make information more publicly accessible.
Membership and profile details were not transferred over, so any earlier members will need to sign up again to get involved in any closed forums or member based activities.