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Traditional Use of Fire: With Margo Robbins of the Yurok Tribe
March 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm- Free
Thurs., Mar. 25, 7–8:30pm
Free of charge on Zoom
Hosted by the Sonoma Land Trust
Join us for a Language of the Land presentation featuring Margo Robbins, co-founder and executive director of the Cultural Fire Management Council. Margo is one of the key planners and organizers of the Cultural Burn Training Exchange (TREX), which takes place on the Yurok Reservation twice a year. A co-lead and advisor for the Indigenous Peoples’ Burn Network, Margo will speak about the Native American traditional use of fire and its benefits, as well as contemporary adaptations of these practices in a changed landscape. Margo comes from the traditional Yurok village of Morek in Klamath and is an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe. She gathers and prepares traditional food and medicine, and is a basket weaver and regalia maker. Margo is the Indian Education Director for the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School district, a mom and a grandma.