Company News

News Concerning Our Program
New employee, grant opportunities, GIS day, talks given.

The GIS division has a new employee, Brent Lloyd - GIS Analyst.  Everyone is welcome to come into the GIS office and meet Brent. 

Tenative Local Training opportunities for Nez Perce Tribe Employees
BIA-BOGS is planning to hold local training here at the Nez Perce Tribe, GIS training for beginners.  Training to be held here at Nez Perce Tribal campus or Clearwater River Casino.  The class is a beginning GIS course and tentatively planned for September 17-20, 2018.  Please contact our office if interested in our training of GIS for beginners

The Nez Perce Tribe GIS is currently using ArcGIS Version 10.5.1, and if your need the new version installed on your computer please contact our office,

New datasets have been added to the GIS Server, so please search the datasets, if you can't find data please contact Land Services. These datasets are only available to Nez Perce Tribal Programs and Departments who use Nez Perce Tribe GIS data.  If you find a need for data please let the GIS department know of your data needs at

The Nez Perce Tribe GIS program is willing to discuss or assist with departments, schools, or other community activities about GIS, the advancement of GIS and the knowledge of GIS. If you would like to request a speaker or would like the GIS office to provide a display please contact us.

The BIA Office of Trust Records, Branch of Geospatial Support (BOGS) has a training schedule for BIA and Tribal Program staff, on ESRI ArcGIS 10.4.1 classes.  It is recommended that NPT Land Services GIS department assist with registration, please contact us for more information. PDF of the training courses offered.


New Innovations
Latest GIS innovations, updates, patches.

The Nez Perce Tribe is currently implementing ArcGIS v10.5.1, ArcPro and Portal, please contact our office for any assistance setting up, install schedules.

ArcGIS Pro is new for ESRI. ArcGIS Pro is 64-bit software that is fast, efficient and offers a contextual interface for completing your GIS projects. If you need to view projects in 3D, you can do that right in the same place, without extra software. ArcGIS Pro is connected with your ArcGIS Online organization account (or Portal for ArcGIS) so you can access important content, and easily share your work for collaboration, review, and final delivery.

GPS Pathfinder office Software information, documentation, and downloads can be found at

TerraSync Software information  and tutorials can be found at


Quality Control
Improving your ArcMap skills.

A library of PDF documents for using ArcGIS (tutorials), to help the various users of ESRI ArcMap - click here for the link.

Click here for a link to a PDF file that is a helpful Tips and Shortcuts for ArcGIS  ArcPro, by ESRI.

A tutorial by VCGI Inc. for beginners to ArcMap.  Click here for the PDF tutorial.


Open Door Policy
The door to Nez Perce Tribe GIS is always open, everyone is welcome.

The office is now located at the Phinney Building, 99 Agency Rd., Lapwai. The GIS program is under the Land Services division, anyone needing Land issues, Map issues or farming/ranching issues are always welcome.





Notes Area
The GIS program is willing to assist you in your GIS needs from training, spatial data review, printing maps, creating spatial data, running analysis on data and many more.  If you have questions or need assistance please contact our office.

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