The NLIS’ Cropland Data Layer Dashboard Gives Unprecedented View of What’s Growing on US Native Lands
Today, the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) holds 56.2 million acres of lands in trust for various Indian tribes and individuals. Approximately 46 million acres (81 %) of this land is used for farming and grazing by livestock and game animals, yet despite these vast resources, for at least the last 100 years, Native […]
This indicator is the first to provide nationwide comparative data on food access AND on local food production.
Today, the Native Lands Advocacy (NLAP) is launching a “beta” version of our Native Land Information System. Under development since May of 2019