Dr Scott Heyes is a recipient of the 2019 Endeavour Executive Leadership Award from the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training. Scott maintains research associate positions at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History (Arctic Studies Center) in Washington D.C., and at Trent University’s Frost Centre for Canadian and Indigenous Studies in Canada. His research and teaching interests centre on Indigenous knowledge systems and Indigenous heritage in Australia, Fiji, and the Inuit homelands of Arctic Canada. He undertakes design, mapping and oral history projects in these regions in partnership with Indigenous communities and organisations. He supervises a talented cohort of graduate students who are engaged in design and ethnographic projects, and serves as a mentor for many Indigenous students and scholars from Australia and the Pacific. Scott is based in Canberra, Australia.