March 27, 2015

1995: Background Article

This publication from 1995 is one of the earliest academic articles published about how Indigenous nations are using the Internet. The lead writer is the First Nations Innovation lead researcher Dr. Susan O’Donnell. Download it from the link in the reference below.

Reference: O’Donnell, S. and Delgado, G. (1995). Using the Internet to Strengthen the Indigenous Nations of the AmericasMedia Development (3), 36-38.

Description: Written in 1995, the article discusses how indigenous peoples and nations are now a specific presence on the Internet, and how they have made the global computer network a site for information exchange, analysis and action on self-determination.