Gionni Di Gravio is University Archivist at the University of Newcastle, Chair of the Hunter Living Histories (formerly Coal River Working Party) and Councillor on the Australian Society of Archivists. Over the past twenty years he has used emerging, and evolving technologies to connect people with historic records and archives across time and space. He is very committed to forging links across thousands of years of Aboriginal Australian culture and human expression in all its forms and formats with the aim of creating a new meta science; merging Renaissance western science with Aboriginal wisdom and connection to land, for a better future.