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Traditional Learnings by Chas Jones, Frank Lake, Joe Hostler, Margo Robbins, Elizabeth Azzuz, Dawn B
Traditional Learnings by Chas Jones, Frank Lake, Joe Hostler, Margo Robbins, Elizabeth Azzuz, Dawn B

Into the Field with Yurok and U.S. Forest Service Experts on Cultural Burning of Forested Lands

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'Fire is medicine': the tribes burning California forests to save them
'Fire is medicine': the tribes burning California forests to save them

For millennia, native people have used flames to protect the land. The US government outlawed the process for a century before recognizing its value by Susie Cagle with photographs by Alexandra Hootnick

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Association for Fire Ecology
Association for Fire Ecology

Revitalized Karuk and Yurok cultural burning to enhance California hazelnut for basketweaving in northwestern California, USA

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Quiet Fire by Page Buono
Quiet Fire by Page Buono

Indigenous tribes in California and other parts of the U.S. have been rekindling the ancient art of controlled burning.

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Forest Ecology and Management
Forest Ecology and Management

Effects of understory fire management treatments on California Hazelnut, an ecocultural resource of the Karuk and Yurok Indians in the Pacific Northwest

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California PBA
California PBA

California’s hub for Prescribed Burn Associations and community based burning

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For tribes, 'good fire' a key to restoring nature and people
For tribes, 'good fire' a key to restoring nature and people

Elizabeth Azzuz stood in prayer on a Northern California mountainside, arms outstretched, grasping a handmade torch of dried wormwood branches, the fuel her Native American ancestors used for generations to burn underbrush in thick forest...

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