About Us

Welcome to Tribal GIS.com a place for Tribal Personnel, tribal members, faculty and students of tribal colleges/universities and supporting organizations to share professional forward thinking views, progressive knowledge and continuous education within a community of active GIS users serving Tribal Communities.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a rapidly changing industry that requires constant attention and constant education as GIS users. There are many personnel who have implemented successful GIS workflows for their community. The day to day tasks for GIS analysts within Tribes vary but all have similar resources available to manage a GIS program. There are many educational institutions who have adopted GIS curriculum to provide faculty, students and tribal members with hands on experience to explore specific applications of GIS in Indian Country through work shops. There are many distinguished tribal organizations with existing platforms for Environmental, Water & Waste Water and Science & Engineering that have much to offer since becoming established. Our effort is to bring together a professional organized place for novice and advanced Tribal GIS users. The tools for GIS are readily available and we strive to bring awareness to all aspects of implementing and maintaining a successful GIS program.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is applied to various fields of industry across the U.S within tribal communities:

  • Farming
  • Hydrology
  • Realty
  • Cultural preservation
  • Cultural Resource preservation
  • Emergency Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Wildlife
  • Transportation
  • Public Safety

Tribal GIS.com serves as a communication line for Indian Country. Many tribes, colleges and organizations have adopted GIS over the years. The Tribal GIS organization provides a professional platform for Tribal Personnel, Tribal colleges/universities and Organizations to share their successes in GIS, with the idea that your knowledge may help another community or program.