Can Collaborations Help Tribal Colleges Master GIS
Track: Tribal/Indigenous GIS Programs
Authors: Eric Wood, Timothy Bennett
An exploration of various collaborations between Tribal College and Universities (TCUs) and Federal, non-governmental, and private sector (e.g., ESRI) organizations in the ongoing effort to raise the level of TCU capacity with geospatial technologies (emphasis on GIS). Included in the session will be representation of staff/ students from TCUs with growing geospatial technologies programs (e.g.,Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute , Salish Kootenai College, Haskell Indian Nations University).