Tribal GIS : supporting Native American decision making
- Redlands, Calif. : Esri Press, 2012.
- Physical description
- 161 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.
G70.215 .U6 T75 2012
- Unknown G70.215 .U6 T75 2012
- Taylor, Anne, 1961-
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Foreword by Jack Dangermond
- 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.
- Publisher's Summary
- 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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- Publication date
- editors, Anne Taylor ... [et al.].