The Indigenous data and governance and sovereignty resources outline what protocols and principles are to be followed concerning the collection, storage, and use of knowledge identified and created through a project, including Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property.

The ‘Indigenous Data Governance and Sovereignty’ information sheet discusses what data is and how it needs to be collected, stored, and used.

You may also want to find out more about our Indigenous Data Sovereignty Readiness Assessment and Evaluation Toolkit.

Watch Professor Daryle Rigney in the following video on Indigenous Data Governance and Data Sovereignty.

The ‘Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property’ information sheet refers to the rights that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have and use to protect their cultural knowledge, including traditional and sacred arts and culture.

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