WINHEC Annual General Membership Meeting 2023

July 16 - 20, 2023

World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC)

World Indigenous Nations University (WINU)

This summer, the Center for Cross Cultural Studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska USA will have the distinct honor of hosting the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) and World Indigenous Nations University (WINU) welcoming members of Indigenous-serving institutions from around the world. 

All Indigenous-serving educational institutions are welcome to attend the general meetings (registration is required, see below). The three additional days of the conference are dedicated to events designed to showcase the host college and community.

We invite you to join us in this landmark event.

WINHEC 2023 Event Agenda *Subject to Change*

Register, here.

Sign up to volunteer, here.

RSVP on Facebook, here.

Vendor Reservation Form, here.

The public is invited to attend, please register to secure your spot.

Pre-Order 2023 WINHEC T-Shirts (limited supply, t-shirts sizes run small)

Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large ($25 USD)
XXL ($30 USD)


WINHEC participants will be able to park for free throughout the event in the Nenana Parking Lot. There is a free shuttle from the parking lot to the locations for meetings.


Accommodations in Interior Alaska, particularly within the city of Fairbanks are numerous, but do fill up quickly in the summer months. We encourage all attendees to reserve your accommodations soon. Transportation will not be available between hotels and event site. NOTE: Due to circumstances beyond our control, transportation to and from the hotels is not available.

A handful of the hotels near our host location of the University of Alaska Fairbanks are listed below:

Clarion Hotel & Suites
95 10th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 459-2700
For Call-In RESERVATIONS, please call 1-907-891-7231 - Group name: WINHEC/WINU
(Must make reservations by June 25, 2023)

Various Fairbanks AirBNBs

UAF Residence Life Guest Housing
Please contact Terri Walker for rooms available at UAF

Pikes Waterfront Lodge
1850 Hoselton Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99709
(877) 774-2400

LaQuinta Inn & Suites
4920 Dale Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709
(800) 753-3757

Best Western Plus Pioneer Park Inn
1908 Chena Landings Loop, Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 479-8080

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center
813 Noble Street, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
(907) 456-7722

Sophie Station Suites
1717 University Ave S
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 479-3650

Hampton Inn & Suites Fairbanks
433 Harold Bentley Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451-1502

Springhill Suites by Marriott
575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451-6552