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Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC

Joseph C. Robertson PhD

Data Science Solutions. Statistical Consulting. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Research & Development.

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Thursday August 13, 2020

Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC Releases Current Research Statement

Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC is pleased to release the current company research statement.


This statement was designed to provide some context to all of the different avenues the Data Sovereignty Initiative has been exploring in 2020 in addition to the Covid-19 Space Time Cube work that is ongoing.

Please have a look !


Tuesday July 21, 2020

Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC Joins ESRI, the Leader in GIS as a Bronze Partner

Mato Ohitika is pleased to announce Mato Ohitika Analytics has joined the ESRI Partner Network at the Bronze Level. I want to thank ESRI for this partnership and hope to continue to bring citizen science to forefront in all we do.


In the spirit of this great partnership, I am announcing a new student driven citizen science project. I invite you all to share in this great celebration by watching a short video of the project below.


Many thanks to ESRI and I look forward to many future successes!


Tuesday July 21, 2020

Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC Announces Citizen Science Initiative to provide Covid-19 mapping data to underrepresented students.

Mato Ohitika is pleased to announce a new project for mapping Covid-19. Over the past few months, I have compiled a massive amount of data in creating map series. As the conversation of Covid-19 has drastically changed, so have my priorities.


Today I want to present The Data Sovereignty Initiative Covid-19 Mapping Project. I will have additional details about the first closed Alpha test with a small cohort of students to start out with.


Stay Tuned!

If you have questions about the project email your inquires to:

The Video is Now Hosted on

Mato Ohitika's Data Science Sister Site on Vimeo

Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC's

Response to the Corona Virus (Covid-19) 

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Current Covid-19 Updates

Last updated July 22, 2020

Current Covid-19 Trends

January 22, 2020 to July 10, 2020

Thursday May 7, 2020                                                                                                     

Mato Ohitika Analytics has released Phase IV & Phase V of the preliminary analysis of the Covid-19 Space Time Cube.

This includes multiple map series of the Covid-19 Virus confirmed cases that were constructed using a Space Time Cube (STC).

The data is courtesy of USA Facts, Thank you!

Here is the full project by Phase:

To make things easier to navigate I have prepared an easy index to the map series found below:

Set I - The Nationwide Covid-19 Confirmed Cases in the US by County


  1. The set of maps using the Mann-Kendall Test for trends in the US by county, nationwide.
  2. The set of maps showing the Emerging Hot Spots in the US by county nationwide.

Mato Ohitika Analytics Current  2020

Research & Development Topics

Artificial Intelligence: CNN, RNN, Tensorflow, Natural Language Processing, Iot Analytics, GEOAI

Machine Learning: Support Vector Machines, Image Classification, Deep Learning

Database Management: R: RSQLite, dplyr, csv, SAS

Python Libraries: Sci-kit Learn, numpy, NLTK

Geo-Spatial Analysis: ArcGIS Pro, Spatial Analyst tools, Survey123, Workforce, Collector

The Data Sovereignty Initiative

The Data Sovereignty Initiative is a collection of ideas that forms the data sovereignty framework. The data sovereignty framework conceptually is an intriguing way to incorporate a nation building approach, coupled with higher education as the foundation for integration of data science throughout Indian country. The term Indian country is a term that has been defined as “country within which Indian laws and customs and federal laws (United States) relating to Indians are generally acceptable”.

Initially, the goal was to critically examine Federal Indian Law and policy to better understand how the use of data could be used in American Indian tribes’ economic planning and development. The foundations of this framework have evolved into a proof of concept system of data collection and practice that involve the use of four key indicators addressing not only analytical data driven metrics, but cultural and tribal governance metrics. In a nation building approach, governing institutions match indigenous political culture.

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Mato Ohitika Analytics DSI Key Indicators 2020
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Mato Ohitika Analytics DSI SMART Solution 2020

SMART Solutions for Tribal Communities:

Using Machine Learning and AI to Change

the Way We Think About Economic Development

Mato Ohitika is currently working on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence  Research and Development to create unique data science digital infrastructure for tribes to use in nation building, strategic planning, and economic development.

Please contact Mato Ohitika Analytics to learn more about this.

Keywords: Data Sovereignty, American Indian, Native American, Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, nation building, community building, tribal sovereignty, American Indian tribes, federal indian law.

Phone:      (605) 691-2248

Location:  Sioux Falls, South Dakota USA


Mato Ohitika Analytics LLC

Specializing in American Indian and

Tribal Government Data Science Solutions

including Machine Learning and

Artificial Intelligence Research and Development

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