Cultural Burns

November 2, 2021

This week we take a look at cultural burns. West coast forests in particular have experienced another summer of large fires with tragic consequences. Historic indigenous tradition has used fire to fight fire.

In the linked video Ron Goode, Tribal Chairman of the North Fork Mono Tribe, led students from University of California (Davis) in a cultural burn. Learn how Native Americans cared for forest lands.

Resources for Native American Heritage Month November 2021: