The objective of this report is to explore the opportunities and challenges online voting presents for participation and governance in Indigenous communities across Canada.
The following publication entitled “Reforming the Indian Act to Allow for Online Voting” was included in Policy Options.
The following publication entitled “Online Voting in Indigenous Nations: Lessons from Canada” was included in Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
The publication entitled “Methodological and Academic Challenges in Canadian Political Science: The Value of a Socially-Engaged Approach for Indigenous Research” was included in Politics, Groups and Identities.
The publication entitled “Online Voting in a First Nation in Canada: Implications for Participation and Governance” was included in Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
The following book chapter entitled “Internet Voting Promise and Peril: Strengthening Canadian Democracy or Weakening it?” was included in Digital Politics in Canada: Promises & Realities.
On November 17, 2017, Chelsea Gabel presented at the Our Future Hamilton 2018 Summit: Shaping Democracy Through Civic Engagement. Her talk entitled “Civic Engagement and Democracy – Present and Future” included research from the project. All 2017 Summit speakers and presentations were selected to highlight key partnership initiatives and current issues related civic and democratic…
The following journal article entitled “The Impact of digital technology on Indigenous participation, self-determination and governance” was published in The Canadian Journal of Native Studies.
Click on the link below to download and read the second issue of the FN Digital Democracy Newsletter. Highlights in this issue include: roundtable online voting, impact of online voting on First Nations Participation and Governance, interview with Joyce Tekahnawiiaks M. King and how to get involved.
The following journal article entitled “Indigenous Adoption of Internet Voting: A Case Study of Whitefish River First Nation” was published in The International Indigenous Policy Journal in September 2016.