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Native America Calling: Fire season: Native forest fire management
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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Fire season: Native forest fire management
Fire season is well under way in parts of the country.

Tribal forestry officials are watching the landscape, and Native firefighters are already on the scene at several hot spots, trying to contain forest fires.

Native America Calling will get updates on where the problem areas are and what the experts are doing to try and head off disaster.

Guests on Native America Calling
Bodie Shaw (Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs), deputy regional director for the northwest region of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the National Interagency Fire Center

Darron Williams (Hopi), northwest regional fire management officer for the Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs

Ron Swaney (Salish Kootenai), fire management officer for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Robert Jackson, fire captain for the Gila River Fire Department

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