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close up of one of the linguistic maps with the concentrations of the speakers of the Maya/ Maaya T'aan language depicted by the various shapes. The yellow color of the shapes signifies a 5-25% margin of the local population that is fluent in the given language.

New Web Index: 2005 Indigenous Languages of Mexico

The Map and Geospatial Hub is pleased to present a new web map index: 2005 Indigenous Languages of Mexico. View of Cancun in the Maya/ Maaya T'aan language. Geographic Coverage: Mexico Date: 2005 Scale(s): 1:50,000 &...

Logos for ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro stand juxtaposed.

ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) Retirement and Discontinuation of Support: Spring 2024

As many of you know, Esri is formally retiring ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) for Education programs in March 2024. ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) will no longer be available to members of the ASU enterprise, which is an Esri Education program customer. Starting next calendar year (Jan...

A screenshot of the Rapids Application showing three of the ten total red rectangles that represent the rapids along the Colorado River within the Grand Canyon. Black and white topography that visualizes the stunning canyon walls and landscapes are seen, with the blue of the Colorado River running left to right in the center of the image. A descriptive box is open for the rightmost of the three.

New Web Index: 1988 Hydraulic Maps of Major Grand Canyon Rapids

Our latest web index, 1988 Hydraulic Maps of Major Grand Canyon Rapids, is now live and available to the public.   Geographic Coverage: Arizona Date: 1988 Scale: 1:1,000 Physical Availability: in-house only Digital Availability: scanned (600 dpi) This application depi...

Rosa Lee Scoot teaching a movement course

Rosa Lee Scott: Actress, Artist and Educator

The Child Drama Collection is the world's most comprehensive archival repository of manuscripts, ephemera, and educational materials related to the history of theatre for youth and drama in education. The collection contains over 2600 linear feet of manuscripts and over 700 print materials of plays ...

Illustrated artwork and drawings on cartographic materials displayed on a table

ASU Library, School of Art collab celebrates 10 years with new student exhibition

“Time and Change” is the title for a new art exhibition on display from Nov. 11–27 at Noble Library on the Tempe campus showcasing the creative problem-solving by students using cartographic materials. The exhibition includes both two-dimensional and three-dimensional original works of art on topogr...

Portrait of Valerie Lambert

Author Valerie Lambert to deliver Labriola Center National Book Award lecture

The Labriola National American Indian Data Center at the ASU Library has announced that “Native Agency: Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs” by Valerie Lambert is the recipient of the center’s National Book Award. The annual award recognizes scholarship in American Indian and Indigenous studies....

A zoom in on the troop positions to show them in greater detail. The names of regiments and divisions, as well as the names of their commanding officers can be seen, and descriptions of fortifications such as trenches and gun emplacements

Map of the Month: November 2023

In 1898, Cuba was in the midst of a bloody war for independence from Spain that had been raging for three years. American public opinion swayed dramatically towards support through the 1890s, especially with American journalists fully embracing Yellow Journalism to exaggerate and embellish the atroc...

Photo of Labriola Center Staff and AISS Staff dressed up for Halloween

Labriola Blog: October 2023 Highlights

Highlights from the Labriola Center October's events at the Labriola National American Indian Data Center oscillated around themes of Indigenous identity in academia, which includes the Office of Indian Education's Symposium, Vina Begay's Archive Wednesday, a book talk with Ramona Emerson, and the ...

Student standing next to 3D printers in the Makerspace

Makerspace student recognized at Hacks for Humanity event

The 2023 Hacks for Humanity: Hacking for the Social Good event from Oct. 6-8 brought together undergraduates, high school students, professionals and community members from across the valley to innovate technology for the social good. Hosted by ASU’s Project Humanities, the event aims to address loc...