During the latest Six Nations of the Grand River band council election, on-line voting was used for the first time, It was discovered that deceased citizens ‘participated’ in voting, leading to the questions explored in this brief around the intersection of citizenship, data and governance.
Jeff is Cayuga from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. He’s a techno-sociological strategist at Animikii, working to ensure that the experiences designed and developed by the company are effective within an Indigenous context. His specialty is developing Indigenous Data Sovereignty — particularly regarding First Nations lands, housing, and infrastructure. Jeff is a passionate advocate for leveraging technology to accelerate Indigenous resurgence throughout the world.