Sciences and the Sacred: Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Knowledge Stewardship

The Hawaiʻi Sea Grant Ulana ‘Ike Center of Excellence and the Biocultural Initiative of the Pacific hosted an online seminar series that will featured Indigenous practitioners from continental and oceanic nations to advance ’Ōiwi data sovereignty efforts.

The series kicked off on April 7 at 6 pm HST with O Ke Kahua Ma Mua, Ma Hope O Ke Kūkulu: What is Indigenous Data Sovereignty? 

One of the speakers was Local Contexts Co-Director Māui Hudson (Whakatōhea). The other speaker was the Native Nations Institute’s Associate Director (and 2020-2021 ENRICH Global Chair) Dr. Stephanie Russo Carroll (Ahtna-Native Village of Kluti-Kaah). The talk was moderated by University of Hawai’i Mānoa Associate Professor Dr. Rosie Alegado (Kanaka ’Ōiwi).