Māori data sovereignty and open source
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This talk will start with introducing Indigenous Data Sovereignty, with
particular reference to Māori Data Sovereignty and the work that Te Mana
Raraunga are doing. It will then go on to discuss how, by using open
source tools, we can exercise this sovereignty.
Chris Cormack (Kāi Tahu, Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe) is Technical Lead Koha
Team at Catalyst IT in Wellington. He has a BSc in Computer Science and
a BA in Mathematics and Māori Studies. He was the lead developer of the
original version of Koha, an open source, fully featured, scalable
library management system, and believes in Free Software and allowing
users the freedom to innovate.
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