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How American Indians Use Tech to Reinstate Tribal Lands

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/05/04/Eye_in_the_Sky_GIS_Satellite_Imagery_and_Mapping Jhon Goes in Center, Founder of Innovative GIS Solutions, discusses how the Lakota tribe use GIS mapping technology to reestablish tribal land boundaries. Goes in Center compares ancient mapping techniques to modern day technology to surprising results. ----- Recent innovations in science and technology have provided human rights advocates, journalists, and scientists with new tools to expose war crimes and other serious violations of human rights and to disseminate this information in real time throughout the world. The Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley is pleased to showcase these recent developments and push new frontiers of applied research. - Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley Jhon Goes In Center, a founder and former President of Innovative GIS Solutions, Inc. of Ft. Collins, Colorado, is still dedicated to the implementation and application of Geographical Information Systems. Goes In Center is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. His combined US and Oglala Lakota citizenship formed his ideals as a cultural relevant force for his company's business model. Goes In Center is committed to the implementation and application of the Geo-spatial technologies in Indian Country as a vehicle for responsible land management and the protection of cultural resources. Presently, Jhon Goes In Center is considered a resource for Tribal educational initiatives as an Geo-Spatial Industry Liaison and Cultural Advisor. Goes In Center is a founding member of newly formed non-profit Lakota organization, Maka Si Tomni, whose mission is to bring forth the Lakota language and culture while investigating the true Lakota paradigm.
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