Toward Indigenous Data Science

UMN OVPR's Research Computing Program provides seed grant support to the Toward Indigenous Data Science project team.

September, 2023

There is a frequent dissonance between western data science and Indigenous knowledge systems and data. Yet, traditional Indigenous technologies (e.g., sky knowledge, canoe building and voyaging, ecological knowledge) and modern data analysis tools (e.g., embodied computing, immersive data visualization) also share many similarities – both are embodied, spatial, tangible, and experiential.

Professor Dan Keefe (Computer Science and Engineering) and Professor Vicente Diaz (American Indian Studies) are working on a project called “Towards Indigenous Data Science: Novel Technologies to Support Protocol and Authorship in Immersive Data Visualization,” ...Read the rest of the article on the Research Computing Website

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