How Maps Can Tell the Stories of First Nations Communities

May 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Environment and Geography, Indigenous

Author Terry Tobias will present a seminar in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources on how First Nations communities are using modern cartography.

Tobias sees maps as a critical tool in telling the histories of First Nations communities. His book, Living Proof, won a prestigious award from the Alcuin Society for being the best designed reference book in Canada.

What: Seminar: Importance of Traditional Land Use and Occupancy Mapping for First Nation planning and development.
When: Thursday, May 9, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Where: Room 217 of the Wallace Building, Fort Garry Campus

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