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California’s Karuk Tribe leads effort to fight racism and climate change… with fire!

October 14th, 2020

Aja Conrad of the Karuk Tribe Environmental Workforce Development & Internships Division Coordinator uses a drip torch to light a prescribed burn in Orleans, California. (Photo by Jenny Staats via Indianz.com)
By Dan Bacher


“Organizers believe this is all the more urgent as the United States (and the World) reckon with the hard truths of how hundreds of years of ecological injustices have shaped our present threat of increasingly severe catastrophic wildfire in the West,” according to a press release from the WKRP and the Karuk Tribe.



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