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GIS library services: GIS and Indigenous Studies

GIS Resources for Native Studies

Treaty Making in Canada: Timelines and Maps - This series of static maps (PDF or JPG) illustrates the historical evolution of Canada through treaty-making between 1867 and 1999, focusing on the Numbered Treaties.

Aboriginal Mapping Network: website with GIS data, and resources related to aboriginal mapping in Canada.

Aboriginal Lands: GIS data from GeoBase - Access at no cost to Aboriginal Lands datasets including Indian Reserves, Land Claim settlement and other Indian Lands

Community Information Database : Free online resource for socio-economic and demographic data and information for all communities across Canada.

FlySask , Saskatchewan Geospatial Imagery Collaborative. Guest access to basic aerial photo and satellite imagery sets; registration required for more in depth data. Contact Library services for registration information. Non members have access to: Administrative boundaries, National Topographic System, FlySask Orthophoto Program, Sask Grid, and Spot 10m imagery.

Global Forest Watch : Canada data includes First Nations Communities, Treaties and land claims map. 

Historic First Nations Treaties in Canada: ArcGIS map for downloading of the treaty areas.

Indian and Northern Affairs- GeoViewer: Online mapping tool for geographic information regarding INAC.

First Nation Profiles: Interactive mapping portal

National Framework Canada Lands Administrative Boundary (CLAB): From Geogratis - Provide the administrative boundaries (exterior limits) of Canada Lands which includes National Parks, National Park Reserves, National Marine Conservation Areas and Aboriginal Land Claims Settlement Areas. 

Saskatchewan Aboriginal Map (aMap):Aboriginal Engagement is a central tenet of the University of Saskatchewan's strategic plan. This web mapping system produces an interactive map that visualizes aboriginal students, activities, engagement, and communities.

SimplyAnalytics - online mapping application for thematic mapping of Canadian census, demographic and business data.

Other resources

 Tribal and Indigenous People's GIS:  ESRI supports tribal and idigenous people in the learning and use of GIS for managing tribal affairs and resources. 

Aboriginal Mapping Network Newsfeed

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