Who are the TK Labels for?

The TK Labels have been designed for Native, First Nations and Indigenous communities that want to make other non-Indigenous people aware of the special rules that exist in relation to the sharing of their digital cultural heritage. Most often Native, First Nation,...

What is a TK Label?

The TK Labels are informational and/or educational tags or badges. They convey culturally and community specific protocols about access and use of Native, First Nations, Aboriginal and/or Indigenous digital cultural heritage. They help non-Indigenous people better...

What is ‘in perpetuity’?

In perpetuity basically means indefinitely. The term is normally used in the context of intellectual property to qualify a period of protection that lasts indefinitely. Copyright protection subsists in a creative work for a finite period of time. The Berne Convention...

What is public domain?

The public domain refers to material that was once protected by copyright law but that now can be used and exploited by anyone and everyone without authorization, and without the obligation to pay fees or enter into license agreements for use. Public domain material...