Synopses & Reviews
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.
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
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