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Review – Indigenous Women in Governance Masterclass

Posted by Australian Indigenous Governance Institute on December 14, 2017  /   Posted in NEWS

IMG_0211‘Governance is power!’, June Oscar AO

What are the unique roles Indigenous women play in governing communities? Where are the examples of Indigenous women excelling in their chosen fields? How can communities and professions support young and emerging Indigenous women? These were some of the questions addressed at the inaugural Indigenous Women in Governance Masterclass, convened by the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) on 30 November 2017.  Read More

Governing for Indigenous Self-Determined Development

Posted by Australian Indigenous Governance Institute on July 06, 2017  /   Posted in NEWS

Far too many discussions about Indigenous governance and development are dominated by accounts of disadvantage and deficit.

The 2017 Common Roots, Common Futures International Indigenous Governance Conference, co-convened in Brisbane by the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute, the National Centre for Indigenous Studies at the Australian National University and the Native Nations Institute at the University of Arizona, painted a very different picture.  Read More

Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Governance Masterclass

Posted by Australian Indigenous Governance Institute on February 22, 2017  /   Posted in NEWS

The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute is hosting a 1 day Masterclass on Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Governance in Brisbane on Friday 31 March 2017.

The demand for data is increasing as Indigenous nations engage in economic, social, and cultural development on a rapid scale. Additionally, the need to protect Indigenous cultural and proprietary information is paramount. This Masterclass examines the role of data as an exercise of sovereignty in Indigenous nation building and self-determination. The day will be presented by leading scholars Assoc Prof Maui Hudson (NZ), Prof Tahu Kukutai (NZ), DrPH Stephanie Rainie (US), Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear (US), Prof John Taylor (AUS) and Dr Raymond Lovett (AUS).

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