Workshop helps First Nations map territories, histories

A four-day mapping workshop at the University of Victoria this week has members from more than 70 First Nations charting their territories and stories under the technical guidance of Google Earth Outreach staff.

"We wanted to bring people from different aboriginal communities together to have a conversation about the mapping they are doing," said Brian Thom, an anthropologist who specializes in indigenous maps and organized the event.

Read the full story on The Times Colonist website, Aug. 27, 2014.