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Indigenous Research Conference

March 03, 2016 at 3:55 PM

International Indigenous Research Conference

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

When: 15-18 November 2016

Where: Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland

Hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

Cost: From $550 (early bird registration before 4 July 2016). Register now
Call for abstracts closes 9 May 2016 

The themes for the 2016 conference are: 

Whai Rawa – Prosperous Indigenous Economies
Development of theories, models and tools that add value and enhance the profitability of diverse Indigenous businesses, enterprises and communities.  Creation of new understandings and approaches for effective governance of resources that grow the economies of Indigenous communities while celebrating cultural knowledges, practices and values.

Te Tai Ao – Healthy Natural Environments
Increased evidence to ensure coasts, waters, forests and lands are healthy and thriving ecosystems providing a sustainable basis for Indigenous aspirations. Greater solutions for Indigenous peoples to respond to environmental challenges at local, regional, national and global levels.

Mauri Ora – Indigenous Human Flourishing
Strengthened social, health and community knowledges and practices that mitigate harm, nourish health and wellbeing and enhance flourishing Indigenous communities. Further development of Indigenous ethical foundations and strategies for positive, interconnected and enduring relationships.

Mahi Auaha – Creative Indigenous Innovation 
Development of further technology to support Indigenous aspirations for positive engagement in our communities and enhanced excellence in Indigenous scholarship. Novel tools and methods for transforming outcomes for Indigenous peoples and celebrating Indigenous innovation.

Te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Māori – Thriving Indigenous languages and cultures
Increased revitalisation and normalisation of Indigenous languages, customs and values within research settings, communities and society. Further development of research-based revival and recovery tools and solutions for engagement, use and transmission of Indigenous languages and cultures.

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