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Ktunaxa Nation communities train to combat wildfires 

Ktunaxa Nation communities train to combat wildfires 

In the Ktunaxa Nation, Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi ‘it (Tobacco Plains) and ?Aq’am have been forging a path towards self-reliance in the face of wildfires. This year, they’ve been on a journey acquiring skills and knowledge to protect their communities and preserve their traditions.

Good Fire: Using flames to heal nature, community, and culture

Good Fire: Using flames to heal nature, community, and culture

After a record-breaking wildfire season in British Columbia, it may be shocking to know that not all fire is bad. In fact, Indigenous peoples from around the world have been using “Good Fire” for tens of thousands of years to prevent “Bad Fires” and to promote healthy populations of flora and fauna.