Sensibilisation à l'usage des SIG. Connecting environments, patching the planet. Neogeography « Po Ve Sham - Muki Haklay’s personal blog. At the end of 2010, Matt Wilson (University of Kentucky) and Mark Graham(Oxford Internet Institute), started coordinating a special issue of Environment and Planning Adedicated to ‘Situating Neogeography’, asking ‘How might we situate neogeography?
What are the various assemblages, networks, ecologies, configurations, discourses, cyborgs, alliances that enable/enact these technologies?’ My response to this call is a paper titled ‘Neogeography and the delusion of democratisation’ and it is finally been accepted for publication. I am providing below an excerpt from the introduction, to provide a flavour of the discussion: “Since the emergence of the World Wide Web (Web) in the early 1990s, claims about its democratic potential and practice are a persistent feature in the discourse about it.
However, what is the nature of this democratisation and what are its limits? Publications - Chief Kerry's Moose. By Terry N.
Tobias © 2000 Union of BC Indian Chiefs and Ecotrust Canada "We adopted the approach that is outlined in this guidebook, and built an inventory of quality information about historical uses of Tsleil-Waututh territory. " —Chief Leonard George Despite the tremendous diversity among First Nations, they all share one thing — the harvesting of fish, wildlife, and plant materials has been the historical basis of economic life. In pursuit of the resources that continue to be the foundation of their cultures, people leave traces over the landscape, evidence that they have been there. Aboriginal peoples in Canada have been mapping aspects of their cultures for more than a generation. Possession and control of cultural data translates into considerable political power, at both the negotiating table and in court.
This book is a consideration of the key factors that lead to success in aboriginal mapping. Chapter List: