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Wildfire Science

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Traditional Ecological Knowledge

What is Traditional Ecological Knowledge?

From the Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Department of the Interior: Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is a body of observations, oral and written knowledge, practices, and beliefs that promote environmental sustainability and the responsible stewardship of natural resources through relationships between humans and environmental systems, applied across biological, physical, and cultural systems.

Books and journals at the CSUSM Library

Online resources

Cultural Fire Management Council

The mission of the Cultural Fire Management Council (CFMC) is to facilitate the practice of cultural burning on the Yurok Reservation and Ancestral lands, which will lead to a healthier ecosystem for all plants and animals, long term fire protection for residents, and provide a platform that will in turn support the traditional hunting and gathering activities of Yurok.