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1 year 8 months
2014 / PDF
The lack of good data about U.S. American Indian and Alaska Native populations hinders tribes’ development activities, but it also highlights a space for sovereign action. In coming years, tribes will no doubt continue to advocate for better national data and at the same time increasingly implement their own “data agendas” by gathering high quality, culturally relevant information about their...
Author(s): Jennifer Lee Schultz, University of Arizona; Stephanie Carroll Rainie, University of Arizona
1 year 8 months
2014 / PDF
Questions of data governance occur in all contexts. Arguably, they become especially pressing for data concerning Indigenous people. Long-standing colonial relationships, experiences of vulnerability to decisionmakers, claims of jurisdiction, and concerns about collective privacy become significant in considering how and by whom data concerning Indigenous people should be governed. Also...
Author(s): Jodi Bruhn, Stratéjuste Consulting
1 year 8 months
2014 / PDF
This article discusses the obstacles to and supports for the implementation of the First Nations Principles of OCAP™, specifically in the context of data holdings within Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and the Government of Canada. It cites three types of barriers (legal, knowledge and capacity, and institutional) that obstruct OCAP™ and examines how federal legislation...
Author(s): First Nations Information Governance Centre
1 year 8 months
2004 / PDF
A Paperless trial is theoretically possible
Author(s): Murray W. Browne
1 year 8 months
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
1 year 8 months
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
1 year 8 months
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
1 year 8 months
2011 / Video
Membertou leaders explain how a high level of accountability to citizens and partners has been key to success in governance and business.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
1 year 8 months
2011 / Video
"We do have pride in ourselves." Miawpukek citizens talk about the importance of engaging citizens to overcome challenges and build a strong community.  
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
1 year 8 months
2013 /
How does change start and how is it sustained? Community members and leaders have to be ready for change, understand what it means, and be fully prepared to support it.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
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