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Returning fire to the land: Stewardship through traditional practices of the Séliš, Qĺispé and Ksanka

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For thousands of years, the vast majority of fires on the land were intentionally set by Indigenous Peoples of this region for a variety of reasons. Today, on the Flathead Reservation in Western Montana, the Division of Fire of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’ Forestry Department is reclaiming a traditional relationship with fire on the landscape. Hear from the team about this work and how these fire dependent landscapes benefit from this holistic approach.

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Date:
June 12
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

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