DATA SOVEREIGNTY (IDS)
Robyn Rowe is Anishinaabe-kwe and a hereditary member of Teme Augama Anishnabai. She is a mother of four and has a PhD in the school of rural and northern health at Laurentian University. Robyn is a Staff Scientist at ICES. Robyn is also the Indigenous Data Team Lead with Health Data Research Network Canada, an executive member of the Global Indigenous Data Alliance, and an active member of the Indigenous data sovereignty interest group within the Research Data Alliance. Robyn assisted in co-developing the internationally recognized CARE principles for Indigenous data governance with collaborators from around the world. As a result of Robyn's relationships and collaborations with international Indigenous data leaders, she offers a unique perspective around Indigenous data sovereignty and governance.
Camille Callison (Tahltan Nation) is the Indigenous Strategies Librarian at the University of Manitoba and working on a PhD related to Indigenous knowledges and cultural memory institutions in Anthropology. She has also recently been appointed as Head University Librarian at the University of the Fraser Valley. Camille is committed to advancing matters related to Indigenous peoples and creating meaningful change related to equity, diversity, and inclusivity within cultural memory professions. She serves as the Chair of IFLA Indigenous Matters Section, Secretary of IEEE P2890™ Recommended Practice for Provenance of Indigenous Peoples’ Data, and co-Chair of the University of Manitoba Anthropology Department Repatriation Committee. She is also a member of the National Film Board Indigenous Advisory Group, NISO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion subcommittee, OCLC Reimagine Descriptive Workflows Advisory Group and Canada’s Steering Committee on Archives – Truth & Reconciliation Commission Taskforce. Her past service includes terms as Chair of the Indigenous Matters and the Truth & Reconciliation Committees, Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB), Vice-Chair of Memory of the World, Canadian Commission to UNESCO (CCUNESCO), President of Manitoba Library Association and UM Indigenous Advisory Circle.
Jane Anderson is an Associate Professor at New York University in Lenapehoking (New York) and Global Fellow in the Engelberg Center for Innovation Law and Policy in the Law School at NYU. Jane has a Ph.D. in Law and works on intellectual and cultural property law, Indigenous rights and the protection of Indigenous/traditional knowledge and cultural heritage. For the last 20 years Jane has been working for and with Indigenous communities to find, access, control, and regain authority and ownership of Indigenous cultural and intellectual property collections and data within universities, libraries, museums and archives. Jane is co-founder of Local Contexts which delivers the TK (Traditional Knowledge) and BC (Biocultural) Labels and Notices. She is also the co-founder of ENRICH.
Maui Hudson is from Whakatōhea, Ngā Ruahine and Te Māhurehure. He is an Associate Professor, Te Kotahi Research Institute at the University of Waikato, focusing on the application of mātauranga Māori to decision-making across a range of contemporary contexts from new technologies to health, the environment to innovation. Māui supports Māori to engage in the research sector as a co-convener of SING Aotearoa, the New Zealand chapter of the Summer Internship for Indigenous Genomics, and Te Ahu o Rehua, a Network for Cross Cultural Ocean Knowledge connecting expertise across the fields of climate change, marine science, ocean health, voyaging and non-instrument navigation. Māui also advocates for Māori rights and interests through Te Mana Raraunga: Māori Data Sovereignty Network and the Global Indigenous Data Alliance. He is a co-founder of ENRICH, a joint initiative between the University of Waikato and New York University, and a co-developer of the Biocultural Labels Initiative.