AFNIGC Vision and Mission Statements


Vision

The Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre (AFNIGC) is a leader in strengthening First Nations Sovereignty in data and information governance for the well-being of the sovereign Nations, members, and Peoples of Treaty 6, 7, and 8 in recognition and respect of each distinct knowledge system.


Mission

The Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre (AFNIGC) is a not-for profit, First Nations-owned organization working to promote, protect, and advance the First Nations’ Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession (OCAP©) principles, the inherent right to self-determination, and jurisdiction in research and information management. Our organization supports partnerships with our Nation members in respect of free, prior, and informed consent to promote credible data owned by First Nation Peoples.