WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship

Special Issue: Indigenous Language Revitalization: Innovation, Reflection and Future Directions

 Editor-in-Chief Paul Whitinui, Guest Editor Onowa McIvor

We are pleased to invite 200-250 word abstracts, for an upcoming Special issue focused on Indigenous Language Revitalization: Innovation, Reflection and Future Directions.

Abstracts should describe previously unpublished work. Based on the abstract reviews, authors will be invited to submit full papers for consideration in the issue.

The WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship was created to support Indigenous-led research and scholarly excellence in Indigenous education. The Journal is published by the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. This journal publishes peer-reviewed Indigenous educational scholarship that are central to the lives of WINHEC Nations and members. The Journal recognises Indigenous knowledge as dynamic, and welcomes papers that critically analyse and address educational issues that impact or improve Indigenous people’s educational experience, engagement and enthusiasm for learning.


WINHEC: International Journal of Indigenous Education Scholarship welcomes all forms of scholarly writing and all methodologies. The Journal publishes articles in English but also welcomes submissions in Indigenous languages, as well as ones that have been previously published in an Indigenous language and are translated into English. The article will be developed from the author’s area(s) of expertise but should be written in accessible language in order to ensure the knowledge mobilization in the field of ILR.

Call for Abstracts: Please send a blinded 200 or 250-word (max) Abstract (plus relevant references) that clearly identifies how the full-length article will develop into an important contribution to Indigenous Language Revitalization: Innovation, Reflection and Future Directions.

Please include author(s), affiliation(s), email address, and a 50-word biographical statement. The UPDATED deadline for Abstracts is March 30, 2020.


Special Issue Timeline:

* March 30, 2020 – 250w Abstracts due (early submission is encouraged)

* April 6, 2020 - Authors invited to submit full papers for consideration

* July 15, 2020 – Deadline for submission of full papers

* July – August 2020 – Period of review

* September – October – Period for revisions and resubmission

* November 2020 – Publication date

N.B. All submissions must be made through our electronic portal.

Peer 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.

Please send enquires to:  Dr. Paul Whitinui (Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education) winhec.editor@uvic.ca