Hiring and Training Tribal Members to use GIS to Preserve Historical Tribal Data
Hiring and training tribal members to use GIS to preserve historical tribal data is a crucial investment. As a community tribal member, our lack of GIS experience is aided by our knowledge of the surrounding environment. Cultural boundaries are easily overcome because of our understanding of the community to both the land and the people. Finding candidates amongst community members is easier said than done. This session will show the value and importance in hiring tribal members with little GIS knowledge but with an abundance of tribal knowledge and experience.