Indigenous Studies GIS resources

GIS Resources for Indigenous Studies

A collection of GIS data and online maps for research in Indigenous Studies. All are free.

GIS Data

GIS data can come in multiple formats for use in GIS software. The most common format is shapefile, which is what the following datasets are in unless otherwise noted.

Online Maps

These include interactive online maps as well as downloadable scanned maps that were originally in paper. Scanned maps can be georeferenced and digitized using GIS software such as Google Earth.

Content last reviewed: August 20, 2018