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Fire Tender

Season 8 Episode 7 | 27m 41s

Yurok people have been putting fire on the land since time immemorial...but this practice has been disrupted by California settlers. Catastrophic fires in the West, however, has policymakers rethinking their commitment to fire suppression. FIRE TENDER shares the work of Margo Robbins, a Yurok knowledge keeper, seeking to return practices to Yurok territory, and to restore the land and its people.

Aired: 04/21/24 | Expires: 05/22/24
Major funding for Local, USA provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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