Implementation of GIS on the Flathead Indian Reservation
Track: Tribal/Indigenous GIS programs
Author(s): William Fisher

The Natural Resource Department GIS program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are involved in projects for other departments in the Tribal organization as well as City, State, Federal and other local governments and organizations like The Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, The Flathead Basin Commission, The National Bison Range. This presentation is a small representation of the projects that the GIS department is involved with. We have utilized the tools of GIS for analytical and general mapping purposes for a number of projects including but not limited to Land acquisition, the uses of our natural resources such as Range, Leases, Homesites, Wetlands, Wildlife, The Tribal Police, The Culture Committee, Tribal Preservation and Fire Management. GIS is used in Analysis of all phases of Timber sales.

William Fisher
CS&K Tribes
301 Main st.
Polson , Montana 59860
United States
Phone: 406-883-2888
Fax: 406-883-2896
E-mail: mickeyf@cskt.org