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Toiroa scholarship for IILF 2019

Kia ora. I am writing to my Te Rōpū Whakahau whanau to thank you all for your support and manaaki during the International Indigenous Librarians Forum this past February; including the generous granting of a Toiroa scholarship to assist in my attendance from Raleigh, North Carolina.  While I hesitate to call this item important enough… Read more »

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IFLA WLIC 2022

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Get planning everyone The International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC) will be coming to Aotearoa New Zealand in 2022. This allows the WLIC to be held, as planned, in the Aotearoa New Zealand International Convention Centre in Tāmaki herehere ngā waka, Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland Lock… Read more »

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2019 IILF – Tāmaki Herenga Waka

Tāmaki Herenga Waka – Tāmaki the mooring place for indigenous canoes.  With this theme Te Rōpū Whakahau once again offered another tethering place for indigenous waka to converge and moor at Waipapa Marae, Auckland University from 5 – 9 February 2019 for the International Indigenous Librarians Forum (IILF) The Te Rōpū Whakahau AGM was held… Read more »

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Call for papers: IILF 2019

Call for Papers 11th International Indigenous Librarians Forum 7 – 10 February 2019 Waipapa Marae, Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau Held every two years, the International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum provides an opportunity for indigenous information professionals to network, share and discuss best practice models in the interest of fostering and preserving indigenous languages, traditions,… Read more »

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IILF 2017 Keynote: Terri Janke

The amazing Terri Janke will be one of the keynote speakers at IILF 2017. Check out her TED talk. I am really looking forward to her presentation at IILF. Terri Janke is a Wuthathi/Meriam woman from Cairns. She empowers Indigenous people so they prosper. Terri advises on legal matters including incorporation, joint venture, procurement, governance,… Read more »

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Auckland welcomes IILF 2019

The International Indigenous Librarians Forum 2019 will be hosted in Tāmaki | Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand 7 – 10 February at Waipapa Marae, Auckland University. The AGM for Te Rōpū Whakahau will be held the 4 th and 5 th February, just prior to the IILF forum, with a view that the rest of our hui ā-tau will… Read more »

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International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum (IILF)

At the recent IILF, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, it was confirmed that IILF 2017 will be held in Australia, IILF 2019 will return to Aotearoa in 2019.  IILF 2019 marks 20 years, and it with delight that we welcome the mauri stone, the forum and delegates back to Waipapa Marae, Tāmaki Makaurau.  Waipapa, was… Read more »