Indigenous Language Revitalization Experience Exchange between Taiwan and Australia

The sharing and exchange forum in Sakuban Community (first row from the left: Susan Moore, Deputy Director from Australia Office in Taiwan; Joyce Bonner, the member of Yamani Project; Akawyan Pakawyan, the Puyuma teacher; and Leonora Adidi , the member of Yamani Project) Indigenous Language Revitalization Experience Exchange between Taiwan and Australia Center of International…

Sabah Law Society Members Paying Visit to Discuss Indigenous Rights

Sabah Legal Delegation and representatives from the HJTJ and the Council of Indigenous Peoples Sabah Law Society Members Paying Visit to Discuss Indigenous Rights Center of International Indigenous Affairs (CIIA) has been dedicated to supporting National Dong Hwa University’s (NDHU) internalization since its foundation in the year of 2014. In conformance with the academic goal…

World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium Had Been Held Successfully in Taiwan

WINHEC was hosted by Taiwan from 28th July to 2nd August, 2019 World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium Had Been Held Successfully in Taiwan World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC), which consists of eight nations, was presided by Dr. Bavaragh Dagalomai (Jolan Hsieh, 謝若蘭), the director of Center of International Indigenous Affairs, College of…

Namoh Rata Receiving Honorary Doctorate from The World Indigenous Nations University

The chairman of Hualien Indigenous Community College, Sifo Lakaw who has been deeply influenced by Maori culture’s revitalization and also conductsed immersion education at home, said he was also proud of being one of Pangcah people. Each member country of World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) nominates their honorary doctorates who have been through…

Professors of Top Universities from New Zealand Came for a Visit and Exchange for Future Cooperation in Indigenous Studies

Center for Internaitonal Indigenous Affairs (hereinafter referred to as CIIA) hosted Dr. Linda Waimarie Nikora and her accompanies for visiting local communities and engaging in exchanges of local issues. Being their first time visiting Taiwan, the visit consisting of abundant experiences and fruitful conversations resulted in further willingness of cooperation on both parties. Dr. Nikora…

Administrators at University of Ottawa Visited NDHU in Talks for Future Inter-collegiate Collaboration

With the hope of promoting actual collaboration with aborigines abroad on academic research, NDHU’s Center of International Indigenous Affairs (CIIA), managing to take advantage of its uniqueness and its mission, signed a memorandum on off-site courses, which are meant to allow visiting students opportunities to appreciate local Taiwanese culture through interaction with Taiwanese students, lectures…

Taiwan – Aotearoa New Zealand Connection and Partnership

The Center for International Indigenous Affairs (CIIA) of National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) received the guests from Aotearoa New Zealand on April 20 to 22: Hon. Te Ururoa Flavell, the Chief Executive Officer of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa; Eddie Walker, the liaison to the Taiwan-Aotearoa Connection; and Basil Tapuke, the General Manager Trusts for Te…

2019 World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium

‘We gather as Indigenous Peoples of our respective nations recognising and reaffirming the educational rights of all Indigenous Peoples’. National Dong Hwa University welcomes delegates from different counties / nations to Taiwan in July / August 2019 to partake in the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) Forum. In pursuit of the vision of WINHEC, we…

Indigenous Legal Rights and the Southbound Connection

CIIA Director Dr. Jolan Hsieh (Bavaragh Dagalomai, 謝若蘭), was invited as a speaker to the Borneo Rainforest Law Conference earlier this month. The conference was a phenomenal success with over 350 participants, all agreeing that the conference theme of Indigenous Rights is timely and important for both the region and around the world. The conference…