Supporting a Tribal Housing Program Using GIS
Track: Tribal/Indigenous GIS Programs
Authors: James Fournier
Since 2004 the Pala Tribe has funded a housing program whereby members can obtain a home on the Reservation. From the programís inception, the Tribe has utilized GIS in a variety of unique ways to help make critical decisions such as site selection, subdivision design, infrastructure planning, address management, etc. This presentation will touch on a number of the methods, workflows, and data models used to solve problems unique to the Tribal environment.