Revitalizing traditional native culture with geographical information systems

a national conference and trade show : February 13 and 14, 1997, Vancouver Trade & Convention Center

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Cover title.

Other titlesNational conference and trade show
Statementpresented by Native Investment and Trade Association (NITA) ; sponsored by Cascadia Pacific Communications Inc.
ContributionsCascadia Pacific Communications., Native Investment & Trade Association.
LC ClassificationsG70.215.C2 R48 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18430531M
ISBN 10189604736X

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Geographic Information Systems. a computer program that stores geographic data and produces maps to show those data A cluster of regions in which related culture systems prevail. Culture region. A region within which common culture charecteristics prevail Improved medical practices have eliminated many of the traditional causes of death.   Global Information Systems and Global Directional Systems are similar tools. GIS is a database of geographic information consistently updated by academic, business and military sources, while Global Directional Systems help navigate from a database rather than live satellite feed. Geographers use all three systems to help them access what is. A non-profit foundation for the preservation, protection, and return of their cultural heritage to Native peoples, especially children, and founded on the conviction that the loss of cultural identity – the theft of the sacred – is the most insidious and dangerous threat to the survival of Native American culture .

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The western Pueblos traced it through the women, using a very strong clan system. Everything went by the clans, or by certain lineages within the clans. The fields were clan property, subdivided into family property belonging to the female head of the.

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