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Indigenous Metadata Bundle Communiqué

Indigenous Metadata Bundle Communiqué

Indigenous metadata provides critical organization and structure for Indigenous Peoples’ data to be findable, accessible, interoperable and with proper attribution, which enables governance, decision-making and cultural authority by Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous metadata guides the inclusion…

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Global Indigenous Data Alliance (GIDA) Indigenous Data Governance & Universities Communiqué

Indigenous Data Governance and Universities Communiqué

Universities create, use, and hold enormous amounts of Indigenous data. These data range from old historical records to contemporary large datasets, including Open Data2 and the data underpinning emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies. Indigenous Peoples’ data include information about…

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A values-centered relational science model: supporting Indigenous rights and reconciliation in research

A values-centered relational science model: supporting Indigenous rights and reconciliation in research

Addressing complex social-ecological issues requires all relevant sources of knowledge and data, especially those held by communities who remain close to the land. Centuries of oppression, extractive research practices, and misrepresentation have hindered balanced knowledge exchange with Indigenous…

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Indigenous Data Sovereignty Chapter

Keywords of the Datafied State: Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Indigenous Data Sovereignty (IDSov) upholds the rights of Indigenous Peoples, communities, and Nations to “govern the collection, ownership, and application” of datasets created with or about Indigenous communities, Indigenous Lands, and the community’s non-human relations. IDSov shifts from…

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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…

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Genetic Research with Indigenous Peoples: Perspectives on Governance and Oversight in the US

Indigenous Peoples are increasingly exerting governance and oversight over genomic research with citizens of their nations, raising questions about how best to enforce research regulation between American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian peoples and researchers. Using a community-engaged…

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Indigenous Peoples and research: self-determination in research governance

Indigenous Peoples are reimagining their relationship with research and researchers through greater self-determination and involvement in research governance. The emerging discourse around Indigenous Data Sovereignty has provoked discussions about decolonizing data practices and highlighted the…

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Applying the ‘CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance’ to ecology and biodiversity research

Applying the ‘CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance’ to ecology and biodiversity research

Indigenous Peoples are increasingly being sought out for research partnerships that incorporate Indigenous Knowledges into ecology research. In such research partnerships, it is essential that Indigenous data are cared for ethically and responsibly. Here we outline how the ‘CARE Principles for…

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IDSov and the silent data revolution: Indigenous Peoples and the decentralized building blocks of web3

This article explores the technology underpinning the decentralized data revolution and encourages Indigenous Peoples (IPs) to secure their Indigenous Data Sovereignty (IDSov) over the Metaverse and Web3. More specifically, this article will survey blockchain technologies, exploring some disturbing…

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Indigenous Peoples' Right in Data

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Data

This is the one sheeter version of the publication "Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Data: a contribution toward Indigenous Research Sovereignty" Indigenous Peoples' right to sovereignty forms the foundation for advocacy and actions toward greater Indigenous self-determination and control across a…

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Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Data: a contribution toward Indigenous Research Sovereignty

Indigenous Peoples' right to sovereignty forms the foundation for advocacy and actions toward greater Indigenous self-determination and control across a range of domains that impact Indigenous Peoples' communities and cultures. Declarations for sovereignty are rising throughout Indigenous…

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Science Seminar: Implementing the CARE Principles in Open Data Repositories

Image The people and purpose-oriented CARE Principles (Collective Benefit, Authority to Control, Responsibility, and Ethics) reflect the crucial role of data in advancing innovation, governance, and self-determination among Indigenous Peoples. The CARE Principles complement and extend the…

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Using Indigenous Standards to Implement the CARE Principles: Setting Expectations through Tribal Research Codes

Extending the CARE Principles from tribal research policies to benefit sharing in genomic research

Indigenous Peoples have historically been targets of extractive research that has led to little to no benefit. In genomics, such research not only exposes communities to harms and risks of misuse, but also deprives such communities of potential benefits. Tribes in the US have been exercising their…

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Indigenous Data Sovereignty: How Researchers can Empower Data Governance with Lydia Jennings

Indigenous land management practices result in higher species richness, less deforestation, and land degradation than non-Indigenous strategies. Many environmental researchers, data repositories, and data service operations recognize the importance of collaborating with Indigenous nations,…

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Balancing openness with Indigenous data sovereignty_An opportunity to leave no one behind in the journey to sequence all of life

Balancing openness with Indigenous data sovereignty: An opportunity to leave no one behind in the journey to sequence all of life

The field of genomics has benefited greatly from its “openness” approach to data sharing. However, with the increasing volume of sequence information being created and stored and the growing number of international genomics efforts, the equity of openness is under question. The United Nations…

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Improving Ethical Practice in Transdisciplinary Research Projects Webinar

Transdisciplinary research, or research conducted by people from different disciplines and organizations working together to solve a common problem, holds promise for communities and scientists seeking to address complex socio-ecological problems like climate change. However, this collaborative…

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Expanded Ethical Principles for Research Partnership and Transdisciplinary Natural Resource Management Science

Expanded Ethical Principles for Research Partnership and Transdisciplinary Natural Resource Management Science

Natural resource researchers have long recognized the value of working closely with the managers and communities who depend on, steward, and impact ecosystems. These partnerships take various forms, including co-production and transdisciplinary research approaches, which integrate multiple…

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Operationalizing the CARE and FAIR Principles for Indigenous data futures

Operationalizing the CARE and FAIR Principles for Indigenous data futures

As big data, open data, and open science advance to increase access to complex and large datasets for innovation, discovery, and decision-making, Indigenous Peoples’ rights to control and access their data within these data environments remain limited. Operationalizing the FAIR Principles for…

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Working with the CARE principles: operationalising Indigenous data governance

Working with the CARE principles: operationalising Indigenous data governance

Shifting the focus of data governance from consultation to values-based relationships to promote equitable Indigenous participation in data processes. Indigenous data sovereignty is becoming an increasingly relevant topic, as limited opportunities for benefit sharing have focused attention on the…

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Policy Brief: Native Nation Rebuilding for Tribal Research and Data Governance

Policy Brief: Native Nation Rebuilding for Tribal Research and Data Governance

Indigenous Peoples conducted research long before their interactions with European settlers. Whether through observation or practice, research in a non-western context was woven into Indigenous ways of knowing and being. It continues to inform Indigenous Knowledges of landscapes and natural…