Papers, Articles, and Chapters


British Columbia First Nations' Data Governance Initiative. (2015, March). Data Governance Framework: Framework and Associated Tools.

British Columbia First Nations' Data Governance Initiative. (Undated). First Nations' Data Governance and Accountability.

Bruhn, J. (2014). Identifying Useful Approaches to the Governance of Indigenous Data. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 5(2). doi:10.18584/iipj.2014.5.2.5 

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Ventures. (2014). Cheyenne River Voices: Our Survey, Our Voice, Our Way.  

Freemantle, J., Ring, I., Solomon, T. G. A., Gachupin, F. C., Smylie, J., Cutler, T. L., & Waldon, J. A. (2015). Indigenous Mortality (Revealed): The Invisible Illuminated. American Journal of Public Health, 105(4), 644-652. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.301994

Martin Rogers, N., & Gillaspy, T. (2015, May). Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Population Projections Methodology Report (Rep.). Retrieved November 1, 2015, from Wilder Research website:

Native Nations Institute. (2015). Beyond Health Care: Community, Governance, and Culture in the Health and Wellness of Native Nations.

Redstar Innovations. (2015). Seven Directions: A Blueprint for Advancing the Health and Wellness of Our Native Communities

The Data Governance Institute. (2015). Definitions of Data Governance.   


Anderson, R. N., Copeland, G., & Hayes, J. M. (2014). Linkages to Improve Mortality Data for American Indians and Alaska Natives: A New Model for Death Reporting? American Journal of Public Health, 104(S3), S258-S262. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301647

Liebler, C., & Ortyl, T. (2014). More than one million new America Indians in 2000: Who are they? Demography, 51(3), 1101-1130.

Schultz, J. L., & Rainie, S. C. (2014, June 3). Good Data Leads to Good Sovereignty. Indian Country Today Media Retrieved from

Schultz, J. L., & Rainie, S. C. (2014). The Strategic Power of Data: A Key Aspect of Sovereignty. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 5(4). doi: 10.18584/iipj.2014.5.4.1.


Kukutai, T., & Rarere, M. (2013). Tracking Patterns of Tribal Identification in the New Zealand Census, 1991-2006. New Zealand Population Review, 39, 1-24.

Redstar Innovations. (2013). Project Findings Report: Exploring New Pathways To Support Tribal Health

Tribal Epidemiology Centers. (2013). Best Practices in American Indian & Alaska Native Public Health

Walter, M., & Andersen, C. (2013). Indigenous statistics: A quantitative research methodology. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.


Jorgensen, M. (2012). Sustaining Indigenous Culture: The Structure, Activities, And Needs Of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums. Oklahoma City, OK: Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Todd, R. M. (2012, August 27). Indian Country Economic Development: Data and Data Gaps. Paper presented at the Conference on the Law and Economics of Indian Country Economic Development Minneapolis.

U.S. Census Bureau. (2012, May 22). Census Bureau Releases Estimates of Undercount and Overcount in the 2010 Census.   


Axelsson, P., & Sköld, P. (2011). Indigenous peoples and demography: The complex relation between identity and statistics. New York: Berghahn Books.

Kukutai, T., & Skold, O. (2011). Building ethnic boundaries in New Zealand: Representations of Maori identity in the census. In P. Axelsson (Ed.), Indigenous Peoples and Demography. New York, NY: Berghahn Books.

Smylie, J., Firestone, M., Cochran, L., Prince, C., Maracle, S., Morley, M., . . . McPherson, B. (2011). Our Health Counts Urban Aboriginal Health Database Research Project. Retrieved from Hamilton, Australia


Cornell, S., Jorgensen, M., & Kalt, J. P. (2009). Becoming Public Sociology: Indigenous Nations, Dialogue, and Change. In V. Jeffries (Ed.), Handbook of Public Sociology. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Starks, R. R., & Quijada-Mascareñas. (2009). A Convergence of Borders: Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Conservation at the U.S.-Mexico Border. In L. López-Hoffman, E. McGovern, R. Varady, & K. Flessa (Eds.), Conservation of Shared Environments: Learning from the United States and Mexico (pp. 54-70). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

Walling, J., Small-Rodriguez, D., & Kukutai, T. (2009). Tallying Tribes: Waikato-Tainui in the Census and Iwi Register. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, (36). 19


Westat. (2007). Gaps and Strategies for Improving AI/AN/NA Data: Final Report. Retrieved from Rockville, MD:​​

U.S. Census Bureau. (2007). The 2010 Census: American Indian/ Alaska Native Consultations


Collins, J. P. (2006). Native Americans in the Census, 1860-1890. Prologue, 38(2), summer. Retrieved December 1, 2014, from

Rhoades, D. A. (2006). Commentary Disparities in Data for American Indians and Alaska Natives. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center, 13(1), 70-74. 

Wagner, K., Jorgensen, M., Klar, D., & Edwards, K. (2006). Contributions of the Earned Income Tax Credit to Community Development in Indian Country. Report to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2005 Native Community VITA Site Project. St. Louis, MO: Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies and Center for Social Development, Washington University.


Robertson, P., Jorgensen, M., & Garrow, C. (2004). Indigenizing Evaluation Research: How Lakota Methodologies Are Helping "Raise the Tipi" in the Oglala Sioux Nation. American Indian Quarterly, 28(3/4), 499-526. doi: 10.1353/aiq.2004.0106.


Kertzer, D. I., & Arel, D. (2002). Census and identity: The politics of race, ethnicity, and language in national census. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.


Snipp, C. (1997). The size and distribution of the American Indian population: Fertility, mortality, migration, and residence. Population Research and Policy Review, 16, 61-93.


Snipp, C. (1992). Sociological Perspectives on American Indians. Annual Review of Sociology, 18(1), 351-371. doi:10.1146/annurev.soc.18.1.351


Lujan, C. (1990). As Simple As One, Two, Three: Census Underenumeration Among The American Indians and Alaska Natives


Snipp, C. M. (1989). American Indians: The First of This Land. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.


Thornton, R. (1987). American Indian holocaust and survival: A population history since 1492. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.