First Nations Information Governance Centre. (2014). Understanding the First Nations Principles of OCAP®.
Indigenous governments have the authority to be stewards of data about their citizens. This includes the authority to collect, access, and utilize this data, as well as responsibilities to protect privacy.
The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) has developed a set of principles related to these authorities, known as OCAP® (Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession).
This resource provides more information about OCAP®.