Native America

Extended Interview: Burning a Forest to Revive a People

Clip: 11/13/2018 | 3m 23s Video has closed captioning.

Valentin Lopez, the Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of California, reflects on how reviving ancient environmental practices is helping to revive his peoples culture. Although nearly lost, through oral traditions and new collaborations with archaeologists, he and his people can save the California forests and keep ancient traditions alive.

Aired: 11/13/18

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning