Fire and Archaeology

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Indigenous knowledge emphasises the importance of cultural connections between humans and the biophysical world. In the face of threats to the maintenance and transfer of Indigenous knowledge, novel approaches such as seasonal calendars are emerging as...

Person: McKemey, Ens, Hunter, Ridges, Costello, Reid
Year: 2021
Type: Document

In order to fully appreciate the role that fire, both natural and anthropogenic, had in shaping pre-Euro-American settlement landscapes in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), it is necessary to develop a more robust method of evaluating paleofire...

Person: Walsh, Duke, Haydon
Year: 2019
Type: Document

Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) is an assessment intended to protect life, property, water quality, important archeological resources, and impacted ecosystems from further damage.

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Year: 2016
Type: Document

Santa Clara Indian Pueblo lands are adjacent to the Jemez National Forest, Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera National Preserve. This paper explores Pueblo vulnerability and resilience after repeated and devastating fires in this century as...

Person: Watson, Carver, Krenova, McBride, Stumpff
Year: 2015
Type: Document

Globally, colonialism resulted in the suppression of aboriginal land management practices, abetted by the concept of terra nullius, 'belonging to no one'; the belief that aboriginal people had little influence on or ownership of the land....

Person: Pellatt, Gedalof
Year: 2014
Type: Document

The San Carlos Apache Tribe has worked toward incorporating natural fire regimes into their strategic fire planning and management goals in order to maintain ecosystem resilience and diversity. In exploring this significant theme, this report addresses...

Person: Kelly, Nosie, Pater, Johnson, Barborinas, Hetzler, Grauel
Year: 2013
Type: Document

Many ecosystems of conservation concern owe their unique characteristics to long-term management by indigenous peoples. However, there are serious debates concerning the degree and extent of this influence. We argue that delving into the long-term...

Person: McCune, Pellatt, Vellend
Year: 2013
Type: Document

This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire...

Person: Ryan, Jones, Koerner, Lee
Year: 2012
Type: Document

Research has shown that wildfires clearly have the potential to damage or destroy heritage resources through: (1) direct effects of the fire; (2) ground disturbing suppression or rehabilitation activities; and/or (3) erosive soil movement caused by...

Person: Riefkohl Guzmán
Year: 2012
Type: Document

Understanding the historic fire regime is essential before restoring fire to an ecosystem. Historical ecology provides a means to use both quantitative and qualitative data from different disciplines to address questions about how the traditional...

Person: Storm, Shebitz
Year: 2006
Type: Document