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International journal of indigenous education scholarship

Journal Catalog

Research Standards

Focus and Scope

The WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship is an open access, peer-reviewed publication celebrating Indigenous Knowledges.

As a multidisciplinary publication, the WINHEC Journal is dedicated to the exploration and advancement of issues related to Indigenous education, research, culture, and language central to the lives of WINHEC nations and members.

Peer and Review Process

The WINHEC Journal is an international peer-reviewed publication. Every article that appears in the Journal is appraised by two peer reviewers.

The peer review process is confidential and double-blind. Double-blind means the author's identity is not revealed to the reviewers, and the reviewers name and affiliation are not revealed to the authors.

Publication Frequency

At this stage, the WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship aims to publish at least one issue a year.

We strongly encourage Indigenous academics, teachers, leaders, schools, post-secondary educators, language experts, practitioners, or graduate students working in Indigenous Education contexts to submit their special issue ideas or proposals to the WINHEC Editor-in-Chief

Open Access Policy

This WINHEC Journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors contributing to the WINHEC Journal agree to release their articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 Unported license.

This licence allows anyone to share their work (copy, distribute, transmit) and to adapt it for non-commercial purposes provided that appropriate attribution is given, and that in the event of reuse or distribution, the terms of this license are made clear.

Article Processing Charges (APCs)

The journal doesn’t have APC or any submission charge.

Author Self-Archiving Policy

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit, if applicable, its publication in this journal.

Special Issue Proposals

The journal permits and encourages Indigenous scholars to submit special issue proposals to the WINHEC Editor-in-Chief for consideration. 

To date many published issues are themed to address a number of challenging, relevant, and pressing issues specific to Indigenous Peoples and their educational futures, aspirations and needs.



Associate Professor Paul Whitinui (Ngā Puhi, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kurī, Pākehā) – The School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, BC, Canada

Managing Editor

Librarian Pia Russell, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada  

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Editorial Board & Reviewers

Dr. Peter Anderson, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Dr Berice Anning, Manager, Indigenous Employment, Ultimo, Sydney NSW

Dr. Gregory Cajete, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Dr Kimo Cashman, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii

Dr. Gunvor Guttorm, Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Norway

Dr. Jolan Hsieh, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Dr. Mere Kepa, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Donna Leslie, Griffith University, Brisbane Australia

Prof. Warren Linds, Université Concordia, Montreal, PQ, Canada

Dr. Yung-ching Lo, National Pingtung University, Taiwan

Dr. Nepia Mahuika, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

Dr. Onowa McIvor, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

Dr Awi Mona, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Dr Shaunee Pete, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

Dr. Miriama Postlethwaite, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Prof. Boni Robertson, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia

Dr. Torkel Rasmussen, Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Norway

Dr. Jani Wilson, AUT University, New Zealand

 World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium

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