Indigenous Knowledge and Disaster Risk Reduction

Autores

  • John Carver Scott Center for Public Service Communications

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37002/biobrasil.v11i2.1691

Palavras-chave:

Natural hazards, community resilience, racial and ethnic justice

Resumo

This article attempts to shed light on challenges to native peoples use of indigenous knowledge to reduce risk and mitigate effects of natural hazards, including wildland fire, and calls attention to ways in which traditional practice, together with contemporary experience, may help indigenous peoples reduce vulnerability in their communities.

Biografia do Autor

John Carver Scott, Center for Public Service Communications

President, Center for Public Service Communications

Tlingit.  Member of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

 

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Publicado

07/05/2021

Edição

Seção

Edição Temática: 7th International Wildland Fire Conference