Grass is burned to study Indian culture
Document Type: News Article
Author(s): Peter Fimrite
Publication Year: 2011

Cataloging Information

  • cultural use of fire
  • Indian burning
  • Native American burning
  • Pinnacles National Monument
  • traditional burning practices
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Record Last Modified: November 12, 2015
FRAMES Record Number: 11334


This article, entitled 'Grass is Burned to Study Indian Culture', appeared on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle early this week. It discusses prescribed fire research and the study of traditional use of fire by Native Americans on ancestral tribal land at the Pinnacles National Monument in Central California.

Online Link(s):
Fimrite, Peter. 2011. Grass is burned to study Indian culture. San Francisco Chronicle, December 12, 2011:A-1.