Native Americans

Book cover for We Are the Land.

Review | We Are the Land: A History of Native California

G.T. Dempsey

We Are the Land: A History of Native California recounts the perspective of the California Indians.

Tree establishment at large villages of the Jemez Province. (Upper) Number of trees and dates of establishment at Kwastiyukwa (LA 482), Tovakwa (LA 484), and Kiatsukwa (LA 132/133). (Lower) locations of sampled trees at Kwastiyukwa (Left), Tovakwa (Center), and Kiatsukwa (Right). From: Liebmann et al, 2016.

Using LiDAR to Show How Native American Depopulation Impacted Forests in the United States

Elizabeth Borneman

Researchers have used LiDAR to understand the impacts of Native American population decline on forest fires in the United States.

Wildfire management project of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (Tigua Indian Reservation).

How GIS is Being Used to Help Native Americans

Sangeeta Deogawanka

Native Americans use GIS for heritage/environmental protection, economic development, education, health, transportation, land use, and resource management.