Welcome to the Native Land Information System (NLIS), a repository of learning resources, information, and data to help defend and protect Native lands for the benefit of Native peoples. 

What's New on the NLIS

Elements of the Native Land Information System

Data Dashboards

Our interactive dashboards make it possible to filter, compare, and explore the data, making complex data understandable.

Thematic Maps

Thematic maps allow you to visually explore & interact with various data layers across a landscape.

Interactive Storymaps

Storymaps and other digital storytelling tools help put the data into context and create meaning to hopefully inspire action.

Raw Data Portal

Get involved in Native land advocacy by accessing the raw data behind our dashboards and maps to do your own analysis.

Thematic Hubs

Curated collections of narrative story maps, data dashboards, thematic maps, and other content that presents the data wrapped in context or into actionable hubs for thematic planning.

More News and Information

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The Native Lands Advocacy Project (NLAP) compiles, consolidates, and visualizes data resources to support sovereign, sustainable, Native-led land planning and protection.

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