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Dreamcatcher: IT to Support Indigenous People
July-Aug. 2012 (vol. 14 no. 4)
pp. 39-47
Donald Cowan, University of Waterloo
Fred McGarry, Center for Community Mapping
Heather Moran, Center for Community Mapping
Daniel McCarthy, University of Waterloo
Clynt King, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
The Dreamcatcher Web-based information system contains interactive mapping tools, mediated social networks, geospatial consultation services, and a security model to help indigenous people retain their traditional knowledge and negotiate with governments and development proponents about resources and infrastructure developments on their lands.

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Index Terms:
Web search, information technology, indigenous people, traditional knowledge, interactive mapping, mediated social networks, security
Citation:
Donald Cowan, Fred McGarry, Heather Moran, Daniel McCarthy, Clynt King, "Dreamcatcher: IT to Support Indigenous People," IT Professional, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 39-47, July-Aug. 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.50
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