For the WINHEC Annual General Meeting August 24-26, 2010, in Guovdageaidnu, Norway, there is now a new web site on the address: www.winhec2010.org. There you find the link to the registration form. Very Welcome to Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino!
WINHEC Research & Journal Working Group has recommended the WINHEC Research Standards (Principles) document to be uploaded to the WINHEC website as DRAFT until finalised. It is published on the Research and Journal Working Group site under Working Groups on your left hand side.
The Final draft version is planned to be presented by the working group at the 2010 AGM. Please read and discuss with your colleagues, and please e-mail comments to working-group head Veronica Arbon: veronica.arbon(at)deakin.edu.au
The American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, this year held in Denver, Colorado on April 30 - May 4 (2010) has a session on the topic: "Cross-institutional Collaborations in Indigenous Education". The session chair is Professor Ray Barnhardt from University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Abstract: The session will examine various models of cross-institutional collaboration that have been implemented in support of undergraduate and graduate research programs serving indigenous students and communities across the U.S. and beyond. Examples will be drawn from experiences of institutions serving American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Canadian First Nations, as well as indigenous peoples in the Circumpolar North and South Pacific regions. The formation of an International Indigenous Graduate Education Alliance under the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium will also be discussed.
Functioning as webmaster and Executive Chair’s right hand, Ville Söderbaum (31) from Uppsala, Sweden, replaces Sara Beate Eira at the WINHEC Head Office in Guovdageaidnu, Norway. Ville Söderbaum received his MA (Saami linguistics) from Uppsala University in 2006, and has during the last years taught North Saami in schools and preschools in Stockholm and Uppsala as well as at Uppsala University, Sweden, and Sámi University College, Norway.
He started in the new head office advisor position on January 1, 2010, and will be at WINHEC service for 2 years, until December 31, 2011. In his capacity as advisor he runs the daily operations of the head office. Feel free to contact him for all kinds of questions concerning the work and possibilities of WINHEC at mailing address firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next WINHEC AGM, will be held in Sápmi, in Guovdageaidnu, Norway. The organizer of the meeting is Sámi University College.
The dates for the meeting are:
August 24th-26th 2010 Guovdageaidnu, Norway
Prepatory meetings for Executives
August 21th-23rd 2010 Guovdageaidnu, Norway
Details will be posted later.
The WINHEC Journal is open to submissions from Indigenous people working in higher education organisations that are members of WINHEC or friends of WINHEC. For queries regarding membership of WINHEC please visit www.win-hec.org.
Papers will be reviewed by the Editorial Board of the WINHEC Journal. All papers should be formatted according to the following guidelines and submitted in the English language.
Papers will be published in print and possibly electronically on the WINHEC website.
Please ensure that the content of your Paper is in line with the theme of the edition. For the 2010 Edition the theme is Indigenous Voices, Indigenous Research.
The World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium invites papers for the 2010 edition of the WINHEC Journal.
The Head Office wants to share a couple of information pieces and pictures with you.
This is the WINHEC Newsletter, Issue 7.
Are you interested to get your manuscript published in this journal?
The 2010 edition of First Nations Perspectives: The Journal of the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre is intended to create an interdisciplinary dialogue about First Nations education in the Province of Manitoba and western Canada.
The editor invites scholarly essays and research papers from scholars, university students, teachers, researchers, and those affiliated with the field of First Nations education including those involved in public and band-controlled schools, post-secondary education, and community educational contexts.
The WINHEC executive board during the WINHEC 2009 AGM made a final decision about the annual membership fee.
The WINHEC executives has decided to offer already registered members that pay membership fee for 2010 this fall, to get the 2009-fee for free, and also a possibility to split it in two equal payments.