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Montana Wildfire News - Fireline Episode 04: The Gift Of Fire

Date: 
March 31, 2021

For millennia, wildfire was part of life in North America. Indigenous people used it for tradition and ceremony, to improve the health of ecosystems, and to assist with hunting and gathering. But the arrival of white settlers marked the beginning of an era in which that knowledge about fire and its role on the landscape was suppressed. Now, Indigenous groups across the country are working to revive tribal relationships with fire. Today, hear one story about bringing fire back to the land on the Flathead Reservation in Northwest Montana.

Topic: 
Fire & Traditional Knowledge
Media Type: 
Podcast
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