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2 described as kanyirninpa or holding. The book will be available in May 2008 and orders are now being taken. For more information about the book and an order form, go to http://www.crcah.org.au/communication/news.html#hmk - Media release Rioli Fund to raise money for Indigenous health research Last week saw the launch of a new fund, founded by AFL star Dean Rioli to raise awareness and cash for Indigenous health research. Mr Rioli, an Aboriginal man originally from the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory, is focusing on raising money for Aboriginal child health and mental health research through the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin. The media release is available in news and events at www.menzies.edu.au and a website has been set up at www.rioli.org.au. - Upcoming Seminars AIMhi, FAHRU, Onemda, CDU The following seminars are coming up over the next few weeks: - AIMhi seminar: Aiming High in Australian Mental Health: Results of a 5 year project, Darwin, 1-2 May, http://www.crcah.org.au/communication/news.html#a2d - CDU: Working with Children and Families: Models for school based early intervention on the Tiwi Islands and in Darwin by Gary Robinson, CDU, Darwin, 2 May, 12pm, http://www.cdu.edu.au/sspr/documents/robinson_gary_invitation_4.pdf - Onemda: Dying to be Counted: A Mortality Profile of Victorias Aboriginal (and nonAboriginal) Children, 1998-2008, using an Innovative Method and Research Process, by Jane Fremantle, UniMelb, Melbourne, 8 May at 1pm, http://www.chs.unimelb.edu.au/about/seminar - FAHRU: Indigenous Family Violence Research by Kyllie Cripps, Flinders, Adelaide, 26 May at 12.30pm, http://aboriginalhealth.flinders.edu.au/WhatsNew.html - 2009 Endeavor Research Fellowships applications close on 31 July The Endeavour Research Fellowships for Indigenous Australians provide financial support for Indigenous postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows to undertake short-term research (4-6 months), in any field of study. The research is to be undertaken in participating countries within the Asia/Pacific region and the Middle East. Applications for 2009 should be submitted by 31 July 2008. For information on eligibility, selection criteria, timelines and how to apply, go to http://www.endeavour.dest.gov.au/Australian_applicants/research_fellowships_indigenous .htm - Remote Health Conference, Mt Isa, abstracts due 2 June The Remote Health Conference will be held in Mt Isa, Queensland on 15-17 August 2008. The organizers are calling for abstracts by 2 June in the following areas: clinical practice in remote areas, population health including Indigenous health, workforce supply and education and training, and research outcomes. For more information, please go to http://micrrh.jcu.edu.au/conferences-workshops/2008-remotely-interested/ - The 2008 Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Knowledge Conference The 2008 Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Knowledge Conference will be held in Hobart on 2-4 July. The themes will be Indigenous Knowledge; our place in The Australian Education Revolution; and how do we include Indigenous knowledges in teaching. Abstracts are due by 2 June. For more information go to http://www.isik.org.au/