Indigenous Data Sovereignty is enshrined in the United Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples  and is central to comprehensive and ethical data collective that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s rights to govern their own data, including its creation, collection, and use. This policy brief provides summary of the definition of Indigenous data sovereignty and an introduction to Indigenous data sovereignty in practice. 

Author Lowitja Institute
Type Policy briefs
Year 2023
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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land across Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.