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Fire With Fire: Braiding Indigenous and scientific knowledges of fire management to enhance climate change resilience in Alberta

Fire with Fire aims at building capacity for climate adaptation by braiding Indigenous, local and scientific knowledges. Building understanding hinges on having access to the best available knowledge irrespective of its origin.

Focus on adaptation

Watch Participatory Videos made by Kainai First Nation. You can find them here.

When climate changes, all the other relationships change too - this is cultural chaos.

For example, the first thunder use to come in late spring; now we hear them in March. This throws off the timing of our relationship with the natural world

This media record is part of a series:

Crown of the Continent Forum 2021

The Crown Managers Partnership partnered with the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network and others to bring you the 2021 Fire in the Crown of the Continent Forum, which was held virtually from March 22nd to March 26th.

The Crown Managers Partnership is a multi-jurisdictional partnership among federal, state, provincial, tribal, and first nation agency managers and universities in Montana, Alberta, and British Columbia. Annual forums facilitate networking opportunities, build collaboration, and deepen understanding of common issues in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem.

View the Forum Report (in the Files block) with summaries from presentations and special sessions (published November 2021).

Media Record Details

Mar 23, 2021
Elliot Fox, Laura Lines

Related Event

Mar 22 - 26 2021, All day

Cataloging Information

Fire & Traditional Knowledge

NRFSN number: 25738
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