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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

feel free to forward news for inclusion.

Enjoy!
Rosemarie McKeon
Web Developer / Editor
http://indigenousmapping.net
rose@indigenousmapping.net
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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

October 5 - 11, 2008 News items from Indigenous Mapping Network

Hello and Happy Indigenous People's Day (Berkeley turned the table on Columbus.. and a parade celebrates this), and here is a bit of news (cake) to top off the festivities...

A selection of last weeks news items that may be of interest to you.

HAWAII CEDED LANDS CASE AT US SUPREME COURT - Leon Siu. Applicable to Alaska, Navajo + other tribal land claims. http://tinyurl.com/3taskb 02:52 PM October 07, 2008 from web
   
Videos of Web 2 Mapping & Social Networks Meetups in Silicon Valley - http://tinyurl.com/46gvjd 10:45 PM October 06, 2008 from web   

New York Times Article: Dawn of Low-Price Mapping Could Broaden DNA Uses - Complete genetic blueprint drops to $5000 from $100000 09:10 PM October 06, 2008 from web   

3 new ESRI ArcLessons Presidential Election, Transportation, Baseball Radio Station Analysis http://tinyurl.com/49gw2q 09:05 PM October 06, 2008 from web   

Dynamic Deserts: Resource Uncertainty in Arid Environments multidisciplinary conference 26 Feb – 1 Mar 09 Tempe AZ http://tinyurl.com/5y2arc ... 11:17 PM October 05, 2008 from web

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS NW Regional Office Conference 24 Oct Quinault Indian Nation DNR office, Taholah, WA Contact Tony 360-276-8215 x479 01:48 PM October 05, 2008 from web
   
Possible Forged 1580 US E Coast Historical Map incl fake Indian village, a group round a fire, and five- man canoe http://tinyurl.com/3emzez 01:23 PM October 05, 2008 from web

GIS Positions in Nairobi at Regional Centre for Mapping or Resources for Development http://www.rcmrd.org    12:35 AM October 05, 2008  from web

15TH International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment 7-10 July 09 Abstracts due 5/17/09 www.ieaonline.org    12:30 AM October 05, 2008  from web

The entire list can be found at: http://indigenousmapping.net/the-news/twitterarchives.html

Our most recent article "Ferry Service MOU Signing between Native Village of Tyonek & M-S Borough" includes a video. A unique first: First Ice-breaking catamaran acting as a full service ferry..http://indigenousmapping.net/the-news/latestnews/99-tyonekmsbmou.htm

If you want an additional place to share your Aboriginal Mapping news, please consider adding it directly into our forum or simply send me your news item and I'll ensure it gets posted.

I'll attempt sharing our most interesting stories about once a week here as well,

Back to the parade,

Rosemarie

Rosemarie McKeon
Web Developer / Editor
Indigenous Mapping Network
http://indigenousmapping.net

Grant for Nonprofits working with Indigenous Environmental Health and Justice Issues

DUE October 1 - Seventh Generation Fund has GRANTS for $1,000 - $5,000 to nonprofits working with Indigenous Environmental Health and Justice issues.

http://tinyurl.com/4h4u7b

Rosemarie McKeon
Web Developer / Editor
Indigenous Mapping Network
http://indigenousmapping.net

NEW NGRC Tribal / BIA Training Schedule for Sept - Dec 2008

Today, R. J. Kern, an ESRI Authorized GIS Instructor with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), National Geospatial Resource Center (NGRC),shared the new GIS Training Schedule for September through December of2008. The courses are free to employees of US federally recognized Tribes and to BIA employees.

Article derived from press release and links can be found at: http://indigenousmapping.net/ngrctraining0908.html

Rosemarie McKeon
Web Developer
Indigenous Mapping Network