Tribal GIS

Tribal GIS

Supporting Native American Decision-Making

Anne Taylor, David Gadsden, Joseph J. Kerski, Heather Guglielmo


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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 supports tribes new to GIS and those with GIS experience.


Anne Taylor:
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 Guglielmo is the marketing coordinator for the federal government industry at Esri.