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Ethnographic maps built using cutting-edge technology may help Amazon tribes win forest carbon paymentsPosted December 10th, 2009 by Anonymous
Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com
November 29, 2009
A new handbook lays out the methodology for cultural mapping, providing
October 10, 2009 to January 17, 2010
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
In Inuktitut, the word Nunannguaq translates into “in the
likeness of the earth,” which refers to a complex system used (like a
map) to record ancient pathways. While travelling across the vast
northern territories, the Inuit were guided by maps imprinted in the
The forest areas of Cameroon are mainly inhabited by the indigenous Pygmy hunter-gatherer populations, Bantu and Ubangian speaking farmers, fishers and merchants. The forests are an especially important source of livelihood for the Pygmies providing most of their food, medicine & craft materials and are especially important in the religious and ritual life of these people.
From the NWTribalGIS listserve: