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The Indigenous Data Sovereignty Readiness Assessment and Evaluation Toolkit was developed to evaluate Indigenous Data Sovereignty (ID-SOV) principles and practices in action within research and academic organisations, and as a resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations to identify ID-SOV in practice.
The goal of the ID-SOV Toolkit is to improve the capabilities and processes of individuals through a whole-of-organisation approach to embedding ID-SOV in practice.
The ID-SOV Toolkit covers the assessment of the fundamental principles of ID-SOV in practice within the research sector. Specifically, it assesses and evaluates how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities’ priorities, values and practices are incorporated in the processes that control, develop, use, maintain and protect the data that pertains to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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