To foster a stronger collaboration of Indigenous OS projects an important function is to facilitate the sharing of experiences and appropriate tools. If your projects have developed tools and resources which are approved for sharing, please submit those to Frank Weisenberger.

Use the links below to access these helpful resources:

  • Healthy Country Planning – This adaptation of the Open Standards has been proven and adapted on multiple indigenous projects. In this link you will find presentations, workshop exercises and additional workshop resources to facilitate a Healthy Country Planning project or conduct a HCP training course, and also examples from Healthy Country Plans produced by Indigenous communities in Australia.


Here you can find peer-reviewed articles on OS projects with Indigenous communities and/or on Indigenous Land and Waters.

Here you can find tools and resources that have been developed by OS practitioners working with Indigenous communities to support and improve the planning and adaptive management process:

Archive CoP Indigenous listserv.