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Topic: Traditional Ecological Knowledge

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

    Bill Tripp Karuk Tribe, Department of Natural Resources

    The Karuk Tribe’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and belief systems are constructed and preserved in the form of stories, practices, performances and ongoing interactions with the natural world. Among such rituals include our World Renewal… Read More

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

    Bill Tripp

    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 Right People, in the Right Place, as the Right Choice. It all started within… Read More

  3. What TREX has Meant to One Fire Adapted Culture

    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 Exchange (TREX) website. Aiy-yee-kwee, I come from the ancestral village of… Read More