Fire | In Their Element: Earth, Air, Fire, Water
California’s Indigenous communities know how to fight fires with fire. Will state and federal firefighters learn from this knowledge? Today California has out-of-control wildfires, but for centuries Indigenous tribes tended the land with fire. One North Fork Mono leader is on a journey to bring back and legalize controlled burns for cultural purposes. This is the third episode of “In Their Element: Earth, Air, Fire, Water” a four-part docuseries that spotlights Indigenous leaders who work to protect these elements that sustain life.