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ERIC Number: EJ764936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 1
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-5505
Preserving Old Ways the Modern Way: Red Crow Uses GIS, GPS to Document Traditional Knowledge
Fat, Mary Weasel
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, v16 n2 p17 Win 2004
The article report that Red Crow Community College has created a unique, one-year certificate program that will train students to compile and document Kainai traditional knowledge. The program called the First Nations' Land Use Certificate Program accepted its first 16 students in January 2004 at the college, which is located on the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta. It is being offered through the Kainai Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Study. The program will use Geographical Information Systems and Global Positioning Systems to identify historical, herbal, ceremonial and battle sites as well as bison jumps.
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education. P.O. Box 720, Mancos, CO 81328. Tel: 888-899-6693; Fax: 970-533-9145; Web site: http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada