Supporting tribes with an all new chapter on ArcGIS Pro, written by tribal leaders who successfully use GIS.
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: Supporting Native American Decision-Making supports tribes new to GIS and those with GIS experience.
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About the Author
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 Guglielmo is the marketing coordinator for the federal government industry at Esri.
Table of ContentsForeword 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
Chapter 11: New Applications of GIS