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Indigenous Activist, Economist, Author Winona LaDuke to Speak at AAG 2022

Rural development economist and environmental justice advocate Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabekwe, Ojibwe) will join AAG President Emily Yeh for a virtual keynote address and conversation during AAG 2022. LaDuke, an enrolled member of the Mississippi band of Ashinaabeg who lives and works on the White Earth Indian Reservation, founded the White Earth Land Recovery Project in…
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The Future Is Here: Sophia Garcia and the Intersections of GIS, Redistricting, and Social Justice

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Sophia Garcia, the GIS and Outreach Director for Redistricting Partners in Sacramento, CA,…
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The Future Is Here: Trang VoPham and the Spatial Context of Cancer Research

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Medical geographer and AAG member Trang VoPham appreciates what she calls “the seamlessness…
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Integrative Geospatial Institute Secures $15 million NSF Grant

Overview of I-GUIDE's six interrelated areas of focus.  The National Science Foundation has established the new Institute for Geospatial Understanding through an Integrative Discovery Environment (I-GUIDE, one of five centers to meet the goal of harnessing the data revolution. AAG is among the partners supporting the new effort. Led by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with…
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