3rd International Open Data Conference

On May 28-29, 2016 open data experts, senior government officials, industry leaders, and civil society champions from around the world gathered at the 3rd International Open Data Conference in Ottawa, Ontario to exchange ideas and work together to enable the data revolution. Among those leaders were Stephanie Carroll Rainie (Ahtna Athabascan), Gwen Phillips (Ktunaxa Nation), Eileen Briggs (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe), and Desi Rodriguez Lonebear (Northern Cheyenne Nation), where they presented on the topic Indigenous Data and Open Governments, the conference’s only Indigenous-focused panel. The overall discussion captured the importance of data sovereignty and governance to the protection of culture and value for Indigenous peoples. Each panelist provided solid examples of collection of data pertaining to indigenous peoples and how that has been problematic

Webcast Recording: Indigenous Data and Open Governments

Presentation: Indigenous Data Governance and Open Data Futures

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