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Anishinabek Nation: Advancing Indigenous land management with GIS

Meet Rhonda Gagnon, manager of lands and resources for the Anishinabek Nation (AN). With Esri Canada's support, Rhonda enables 39 member First Nations across Ontario to use GIS for land stewardship and decision making. Discover how GIS technology helps preserve cultural heritage, manage resources and foster community collaboration. Watch the video to learn how Rhonda's dedication to training and capacity building transforms land management for future generations. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Anishinabek Nation for allowing us to share this impactful story. Chi-miigwech for the opportunity to collaborate and showcase the transformative power of GIS for generations to come.  Contents: 00:00 - Introduction, AN community's first impression of GIS and vision for a GeoHub  00:18 - Engaging communities with ArcGIS and benefits of the GIS platform  00:31 - Stewardship of land and understanding layers of territories  00:50 - Identifying significant and sacred sites  01:11 - Esri Canada's support for Anishinabek Nation, capacity building and training  02:09 - Importance of ArcGIS StoryMaps stories 02:31 - Achieving goals for future vision  Learn more about Anishinabek Nation at Learn how Indigenous nations strengthen resource management and environmental stewardship with GIS on our Indigenous Peoples page. 🌍 #landmanagement #Esri #GIS #indigenous #decisionmaking