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Topic: Traditional Ecological Knowledge

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  1. Fire as Medicine: Fire Dependent Cultures and Re-Empowering American Indian Tribes

    BY: Frank Kanawha Lake, Ph.D., USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station

    Across North America, many communities seek to live more safely with wildland fire; some call that working to become a fire adapted community. Many American Indian tribes were… Read More

  2. Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge and World Renewal Ceremonies into Fire Adaptation: An Indigenous Stewardship Model

    BY: Karuk Tribe, Department of Natural Resources , Bill Tripp

    The Karuk Tribe’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and belief systems are constructed and preserved in the form of stories, practices, performances and ongoing… Read More

  3. The 4 Rights Campaign: Prescribed Fire is Right 4 the Environment

    FAC Network Participant

    The 4 Rights Campaign is being spearheaded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Pacific Region. It revolves around prescribed fire being done at the Right Time, with the… Read More

  4. What TREX has Meant to One Fire Adapted Culture

    BY: Margo Robbins

    Margo Robbins is a member of the Cultural Fire Management Council of the Yurok Tribe in northern California. This article first appeared on the Prescribed Fire Training… Read More