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Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision Making

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In Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision Making, tribal leaders tell their stories about implementing and using geographic information systems (GIS) to address their unique challenges as sovereign Nations. This book covers applications in natural resources and the environment, transportation, cultural and historical preservation, economic development, health, education, public safety, and agriculture. Showing how tribal governments responsible for the stewardship of their land and resources and the health and well-being of their People use enterprise GIS to make decisions, Tribal GIS supports tribes new to GIS and those with GIS experience.

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In Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision Making, tribal leaders describe how their communities use enterprise geographic information systems (GIS) to address their unique challenges as sovereign Nations.

About the Author

Anne Taylor is the lead of Esri’s Tribal GIS program.

David Gadsden coordinates the Esri NonProfit Organization Program.

Joseph J. Kerski is an education manager for Esri and is president of the National Council for Geographic Education.

Heather Warren is the marketing coordinator for the federal government industry at Esri.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jack Dangermond

Preface

Map of contributing Tribes

Chapter 1:  Managing tribal resources and protecting the environment

Chapter 2:  Moving ahead in transportation

Chapter 3:  Preserving tribal culture and history

Chapter 4:  Economic development on tribal lands

Chapter 5:  Creating healthy communities

Chapter 6:  Connecting communities through primary, secondary, and  informal education

Chapter 7:  Building career pathways through higher education

Chapter 8:  Fostering sustainable tribal agriculture and rangelands

Chapter 9:  Ensuring tribal safety

Chapter 10: Supporting the tribal enterprise

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589483200
Publisher:
Esri Press
Subject:
Cartography
Author:
Gadsden, David
Author:
Guglielmo, Heather
Author:
Warren, Heather
Author:
Taylor, Anne
Author:
Kerski, Joseph J.
Subject:
Civil Engineering-Cartography
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Economic Development
Subject:
Indigenous peoples
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
*Indians of North America; *economic development; *indigenous peoples; *Esri
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
77
Pages:
174
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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In Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision Making, tribal leaders describe how their communities use enterprise geographic information systems (GIS) to address their unique challenges as sovereign Nations.

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