October 12 - 18, 2008 News items from Indigenous Mapping Network

Here's a selection of last week's new items. The entire list can be found at: http://indigenousmapping.net/the-news/twitterarchives.html

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Rosemarie McKeon
Web Developer / Editor

LivingtheMap.com is visiting 50 states to work 50 different careers in 50 weeks but when will he work on an Indian Reservation? 1:55 PM Oct 18th from web

NEW 1870-1980 geospatial, population & attribute data and shpfiles for US Indian Reservations in Arizona http://tinyurl.com/5ww6td 1:26 PM Oct 18th from web
Make a map of world ecoregions at geographynetwork Select Live Data and Maps and look at the ... http://shortxt.com/sv2ufm 1:17 PM Oct 18th from web
ArcGIS Cookbook http://www.csiss.org/cookbook/ Simple collection of simple descriptions & illustrations of GIS methods in simple English 12:23 AM Oct 18th from web
Participatory Photo Mapping for Health exploring the experience of health & place http://www.la.wisc.edu/ppm/ 12:18 AM Oct 18th from web
ESRI hosts online seminar Oct 23 showing expanded support for Open Geospatial Consortium Web standards w ArcGIS Server 9.3 www.esri.com/lts 11:10 PM Oct 17th from web
Green Party candidate McKinney & tribal sovereignty, treaty obligations, maps, religious & cultural preservation http://tinyurl.com/57vbvx 11:05 PM Oct 17th from web

FCC chief backs Google + Microsoft effort 2 free airwaves - possible free high band wireless in Indian Country http://tinyurl.com/6nqmzm    10:53 PM Oct 17th from web
EasyGPS - FREE GPS Software for your Garmin, Magellan or Lowrance GPS http://www.easygps.com/ 10:20 PM Oct 17th from web
USA.gov directory finds tribal official sites even when URLs stray from .gov http://tinyurl.com/57aalw 9:22 AM Oct 17th from web
§7871 tribal orgs First Nations Development Institute grant app due 11/21 http://tinyurl.com/636xpd 9:14 PM Oct 16th from web
GPS Reviews on OpenStreetMap http://tinyurl.com/35v74b 8:48 PM Oct 16th from web
New Montana GIS database portal reveals 28 database metadata results when searching for "tribal" http://www.gisportal.mt.gov 12:18 PM Oct 16th from web
Interactive Map reveals results of Canadian Vote 2008 http://tinyurl.com/44vqh3 12:11 PM Oct 16th from web
Qatar uses remote sensors + geospatial modeling 2 reconstruct onshore & offshore landscapes - map cultural roots www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/ 12:05 PM Oct 16th from web
Mapping Indigenous Cultures: Comprehensive database on indigenous communities before cultures vanish / assimilated http://tinyurl.com/53o36c 11:41 AM Oct 16th from web
The Cartography of American Colonization Database Project (CACD) - I-CHASS project receives NEH grant http://tinyurl.com/3q9z2r 11:20 AM Oct 16th from web
Realtown, open source wireless virtual reality environment with streets, bldgs used to promote language learning http://tinyurl.com/46mhxk 2:12 AM Oct 16th from web
Dialogue System works w Navigation system: provides emergency services w quickest route and responsive to feelings http://tinyurl.com/46r763 2:03 AM Oct 16th from web
If Christopher Columbus had Google Maps http://tinyurl.com/43eyr4 12:28 AM Oct 16th from web
SuperComputing 08 Nov 20 reception includes Native American drumming & encampment http://tinyurl.com/4aufce 12:24 AM Oct 16th from web

UNDERC-West research module includes Native American ecology on Flathead Reservation in Montana & assoc tribal lands http://underc.nd.edu 11:51 PM Oct 15th from web
WorldFileTool: an interactive tool & a library to georeference images using free & open source software http://gis.hsr.ch/wiki/Worl... 9:10 PM Oct 15th from web
Nov 6 Free Geospatial Technology Conference: Focusing on GPS and GIS for the Classroom http://www.gis2gps.com 6:47 PM Oct 15th from web
ESRI Canada creates library of Canadian spatial data sources on their "Strictly Data" site: http://www.esricanada.com/e... 6:43 PM Oct 15th from web
Ushahidi (“testimony” in Swahili) Activist Mapping used cell fone in Kenya Slide presentation from 2008 Where 2.0 http://tinyurl.com/4ubdut ... 6:07 PM Oct 14th from web
http://tinyurl.com/4vvmch 13th Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property Traditional Knowledge, ... http://shortxt.com/8bg0v232 5:52 PM Oct 14th from web
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies announces 09 Award for geospatial saavy 9-12 grade students www.strategies.org/ThacherS... 10:45 AM Oct 14th from web
GIS Day 2008 (19 November 2008) is only a month away From the snow-capped peaks of Nepal to the Great Barrier ... http://shortxt.com/9kbevn 10:36 AM Oct 14th from web
Click on map to find one of 1200 cornfield (maize craze) designs in 5 countries http://tinyurl.com/4lr5ry 10:12 AM Oct 14th from web

GIS Inventory 2.0 now available - received MAJOR upgrade last night from NSGIS and includes powerful search tool http://tinyurl.com/4lru8r    10:07 AM Oct 14th from web  
New York Times article By JOE WOJTAS - NPS grant helps w locating boundaries of Pequot War (massacre) 10:01 AM Oct 14th from web

Webinar: Exploiting Geospatial Information for Intelligence, the XML Factor Oct 23 1:30-2:30 EDT Directions Mag http://tinyurl.com/3pvhbu 8:28 AM Oct 14th from web
34 GIINAQUQ (LIKE A FACE) SUGPIAQ MASKS OF KODIAK ARCHIPELAGO visit home after 136 yrs. Alutiiq recording & ... http://shortxt.com/py7utll 10:34 PM Oct 13th from web
Foundation for International Environmental Law & Development report on Indigenous adaptation to climate change http://tinyurl.com/52vmav 6:12 PM Oct 13th from web
Kalinga geothermal exploration permit granted despite opposition & unresolved map boundaries by Indigenous http://tinyurl.com/4hchmt 4:21 PM Oct 13th from web
Final Call for Papers -Geography and Indigenous Peoples (Multiple Sessions) AAG Annual Mtg http://www.pacifi ... http://shortxt.com/mn6bk4h 9:16 AM Oct 13th from web

"Assessing Environmental Risk on First Nation Reserves using ArcPad and ArcGIS Server", 1:30p October 16. ES ... http://shortxt.com/18vvmdv 11:24 PM October 12, 2008 from web

10/7 mozilla released Geode an experimental firefox addon that explores geolocation. It'll be part of firefox 3.1 http://tinyurl.com/4wr6ck 11:30 AM October 12, 2008 from web

Call for papers to Indigenous Peoples "Designing Sustainable Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) Management S ... http://shortxt.com/520lva2 10:43 AM October 12, 2008 from web

Web-based map warper http://wrp.geothings.net/ 12:02 AM October 12, 2008 from web

On Oct 9, David Gadsden announced a new ESRI "Industry Track" dedicated to the use of GIS in Indian Country and by Indigenous Communities. 11:22 PM October 11, 2008 from web

New article FERRY SERVICE MOU SIGNING BETWEEN NATIVE VILLAGE OF TYONEK & M-S BOROUGH - project depends on GIS http://tinyurl.com/3kuq5h 11:15 PM October 11, 2008 from web