E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha o ngā hau e whā, tēnā koutou katoa
He mihi maioha ki a NZ National Commission for UNESCO. Nā rātou i āwhina i te kaupapa, arā, ngā iwi taketake o te ao. E hiahia ana koutou ki te noho i te hui whakahirahira nei, tono mai.
Thank you to the NZ National Commission for UNESCO minor funding, we are able to offer our indigenous peoples from around the world a grant of up to NZD $1,000 (5 at the maximum amount allocated) in support of arrangements in attending the International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum 2019.


Applicants must:

  • Be indigenous
  • Reside outside Aotearoa, New Zealand


  • Applicants must have:
    • two referees from your Indigenous communities and/or employer
  • Preference will be given to applicants residing in the Pacific
  • Applicants need to provide a break down of financial costs on how the funds will be used
  • If fund utilised for registration, it will be based on early bird costs
  • Successful applicants must:
    • Write an open access/open source/freely available online article (500 – 1,000 words) within one month of completion of the forum which will be linked via the IILF 2019 website (do you want to stipulate it can be for a journal or publication of their choice? With a link for us to include as advertisement on our own website); OR Provide a freely available online presentation (5-10 mins) reflecting on their learnings from the forum
    • Provide a detailed report to Ngā Kaiwhakahau (https://trw.org.nz/contact/ within one month of completion of the forum
  • Must acknowledge NZ National Commission for UNESCO minor funding grant in the introduction of their application

Closing Date

  • Friday 30 November; 11.59pm (NZ Time)

Application acknowledgement

  • All applications will be acknowledged within three working days of receipt. Please contact a representative of Ngā Kaiwhakahau trw@trw.org.nz if you have any queries or you have not received confirmation.

Applicants will be contacted with results of final decision by 14 December 2018

Successful applicants

Keahiahi Long, Annemarie Paikai, Shavonn Matsuda (Hawai’i)
Sandy Littletree (Diné/Eastern Shoshone)
Tania Schafer (Mununjali and Bundjalung groups)

Application form

Please fill in one of the application form formats that suits you
Application in word
Application in pdf