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Reporter Valerie Fast Horse and reporter Peggy Berryhill at the Coeur D'Alene Computer Lab.
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Episode two of WE SHALL REMAIN, Tecumseh’s Vision, tells the story of the pan-Indian resistance movement led by Tecumseh in the 19th century. Tecumseh’s defeat and death set the stage for further white encroachment into Indian lands.

The definition of the land and boundaries of the United States developed in conflict with Native Americans; now modern technology is helping to redefine this conflict.

Today many tribes are using modern survey techniques and technology to map their homelands and natural resources, and preserve their cultures. The Coeur D’Alene tribe in Idaho is using GIS technology and working with the U.S. Geographical Survey to change existing place names to reflect their correct tribal names in USGS databases and on maps.

Reporter Peggy Berryhill (Muscogee Creek) visits the Coeur D'Alene reservation to see how technology is shaping the tribe's future and preserving their past.

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