Collective leadership and participation with indigenous matters: Redefining indigenous literacy

Abstract: Let’s say you work in a research or academic library that models traditional approaches to leadership, management, services and service delivery, and your library is interested in becoming a better workplace that attracted, retained, and developed indigenous staff, as well as transformed its service and service delivery to better include, involve, and implement indigenous… Read more »

Vacancy: 18/358 Principal Advisor

E kimi ana a Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga i tētahi Kaitohutohu Matua. He tūranga matua tēnei i roto i ngā mahi o tēnei whakahaere. Tērā rā ngā aho takimaha o te hōtaka whakahou kaupapa a Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga kei te whakakaha i tō mātau arotahi ki ā mātau ratonga e… Read more »

Māori Land Court Minute Books Index – Open Access

Vital information relating to historic Māori land records is now freely accessible to the public through a brand new website. The Māori Land Court Minute Books Index has been made available by Libraries and Learning Services at the University of Auckland, run as a joint project by Special Collections and Digital Services. The index covers… Read more »

IFLA 2018 Indigenous Matters Post Congress Satellite Meeting

Hard to Reach Libraries and Users: Indigenous Perspectives When: Saturday, September 1-Sunday, September 2 Where:  Pustaka Negeri Sarawak (Sarawak State Library) Objectives To support the provision of culturally responsive and effective services to indigenous communities throughout the world. To promote international cooperation in the fields of library, culture, knowledge and information services to indigenous communities… Read more »

He Kura te Tangata – Hui ā-tau 2018

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i a Rangiātea. The hui ā-tau is our yearly gathering that fills many capability gaps regarding mātauranga Māori in both organisations and the staff who represent them.  Although professional development from hui ā-tau is sometimes not overtly obvious, for some Māori (and non-Māori) information professionals… Read more »

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 »

Call for Papers: Indigenous Matters IFLA

Call for Papers – “Diverse indigenous voices, decolonizing, transforming, centering practices” The Indigenous Matters Section invites you to submit a proposal for our session in Kuala Lumpur 2018!  Aligned with the Congress theme “Transform libraries, transform societies.” Deadline for Submissions: 20 February 2018 Please share with your networks.  Full details are available at the Conference Website.

Hui ā-tau 2018 programme

Programme Hui ā-tau 2018 PDF He Kura te Tangata. Our facilitator for our hui ā-tau is Huia Winiata.  Huia Winiata is of Ngāti Huia and Ngāti Raukawa descent through his father, and Ngāti Whakaue and Ngāti Awa through his mother.  Huia is a kaihautū of Te Kāhui Whakatupu Mātauranga and a contributor to the Iwi… Read more »

Hui ā-tau 2018 early bird registration NOW OPEN

Early bird registrations are now open for Te Rōpū Whakahau hui ā-tau (THIS IS NOW CLOSED) Venue: Te Wānanga o Raukawa – Ōtaki Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018 – Friday 16 February 2018 Theme:  He Kura te Tangata Early bird registration have closed. Full registration costs are $550.00 Please complete the online registration form HERE… Read more »

Call for abstracts for Te Rōpū Whakahau hui ā-tau 2018

Tēnā rā tātau Thank you everyone for your abstracts! Tēnā hoki rā tātau ngā mema, me ngā kaitautoko o Te Rōpū Whakahau. Te Ūpoko o te Ika a Maui region is opening up our programme to include presentations from the membership. This is a Call for abstracts for Hui ā-tau, Tuesday 13 – Friday 16… Read more »

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  • LIANZA and Te Rōpū Whakahau reaffirms commitment to Te Kura Pounamu Award

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  • Toipoto and Toiroa Scholarships

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