Indigenous Peoples Breathing Data Back | Stephanie Russo Carroll | TEDxUArizona


Indigenous peoples have been successfully working with data for millennia, and Dr. Stephanie Russo Carroll posits a way to bring “databack” into relationship with our messy, 3D, colonized world at TEDxUArizona. Discover the power of Indigenous Data Sovereignty and its role in reconnecting indigenous peoples with their data, and learn how data, as living entities, intertwine with our past, present, and future. Join the call for accountability, responsibility, and collaboration to ensure a shared, thriving world. Dr. Stephanie Carroll, citizen of the Native Village of Kluti-Kaah in Alaska, and of Sicilian descent, is an Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Arizona. As the director of the Collaboratory for Indigenous Data Governance, she spearheads research on Indigenous Data Sovereignty, shaping policy and practice. A leader in the field, she co-founded the US Indigenous Data Sovereignty Network and chairs the Global Indigenous Data Alliance. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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