Fighting Fire With Fire

Sinead Santich | 2018 | 3 min.

2020 Official Selection

IN PERSON: Tribal Chairman Ron Goode (Featured), Sinead Santich (Filmmaker)

In an effort to restore the role of Native people as land stewards and mitigate the threat of wildfires, UC-Davis professor Beth Rose Middleton Manning fires up a hands-on lesson in cultural burning. Tribal Chairman Ron Goode leads students in an immersive experience preparing the land, igniting the fire, and carrying out indigenous traditions that have restored California landscapes for centuries.

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February 9, 2020 Durango CO Durango Arts Center