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Aboriginal Maps and Mapping

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Finding Maps and Atlases at UBC

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For keywords to use for indigenous peoples, refer to the terms provided in the Aboriginal Studies guide.

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  • map
  • GIS
  • atlas
  • traditional use study
  • cartography

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