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Title Indigenous data sovereignty : toward an agenda / edited by Tahu Kukutai and John Taylor
Published Acton, ACT, Australia : Australian National University Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 318 pages) : illustrations
Series Research monograph / Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra ; no. 38
Research monograph (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) ; no. 38.
Contents Data sovereignty for Indigenous people : current practice and future needs / Tahu Kukutai and John Taylor -- Part 1. Decolonising Indigenous data. Data and the United Nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples / Megan Davis -- What does data sovereignty imply : what does it look like? / C Matthew Snipp -- Colonialism's and postcolonialism's fellow traveller : the collection, use and misuse of data on Indigenous people / Ian Pool
Part 2. Critiques of official statistics. Data politics and Indigenous representation in Australian statistics / Maggie Walter -- Indigenising demographic categories : a prolegomenon to Indigenous data sovereignty / Frances Morphy -- Governing data and data for governance : the everyday practice of Indigenous sovereignty / Diane E Smith
Part 3. Data sovereignty in practice. Pathways to First Nations' data and information sovereignty / First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) -- Tribal data sovereignty : Whakatohea rights and interests / Maui Hudson, Dickie Farrar and Lesley McLean -- The world's most livable city, for Maori : data advocacy and Maori wellbeing in Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) / James Hudson -- Indigenous data sovereignty : a Maori health perspective / Rawiri Jansen -- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community wellbeing : identified needs for statistical capacity / Ray Lovett -- Data sovereignty for the Yawuru in Western Australia / Mandy Yap and Eunice Yu -- Building a data revolution in Indian county / Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear
Part 4. State agency responses. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander enumeration and engagement strategies : challenges and future options / Paul Jelfs -- Indigenous peoples and the official statistics system in Aotearoa/New Zealand / Darin Bishop
Summary "As the global 'data revolution' accelerates, how can the data rights and interests of Indigenous peoples be secured? Premised on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, this book argues that Indigenous peoples have inherent and inalienable rights relating to the collection, ownership and application of data about them, and about their lifeways and territories. As the first book to focus on Indigenous data sovereignty, it asks: what does data sovereignty mean for Indigenous peoples, and how is it being used in their pursuit of self-determination?"--Publisher's website
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Statistics
Records -- Access control -- Australia
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Data protection -- Australia
Māori (New Zealand people) -- Statistics
Data protection -- New Zealand
Records -- Access control -- New Zealand
Australasia, Oceania and other land areas.
Computer security.
Computing and information technology.
Data capture and analysis.
Ethnic studies.
Indigenous peoples.
Privacy and data protection.
Social groups.
Society and culture: general.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Aboriginal Australians
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Data protection
Māori (New Zealand people)
Records -- Access control
Mana whakairo hinengaro.
Pātengi raraunga.
Iwi taketake.
New Zealand
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Taylor, John, 1953- editor.
Kukutai, Tahu, 1971- editor.
Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, issuing body.
ISBN 9781760460310