Debra Utacia Krol | KCET
Debra Utacia Krol
Debra Utacia Krol is an award-winning journalist with an emphasis on Native issues, environmental and science issues and travel. She is an enrolled member of the Xolon (also known as Jolon) Salinan Tribe from the Central California coastal ranges. Her forceful and deeply reported stories about peoples, places and issues have won nearly a dozen awards. Follow Krol on
Twitter: @debkrol or Muck Rack
Post date: 2018-11-29T17:29:10-08:00
The land now known as Ku’wah-dah-wilth Restoration Area is a place of wellness, of healing, of cultural resiliency and it’s a wellspring of Indigenous food sovereignty.
Post date: 2018-11-21T17:52:56-08:00
Alarmed over the decline of a traditional food source, the Pit River Tribe acts to restore grasslands and traditional hunting practices.
Post date: 2018-04-25T07:53:46-07:00
Because of a random border drawn across their lands, the Kumeyaay people find their tribe torn asunder. Despite of great challenges, they are keeping the art of basket weaving alive as a act of resilience and creativity.
Post date: 2017-07-24T14:39:22-07:00
Using materials gathered from natural sources, artist Leah Mata, a member of the Northern Chumash Tribe, has been creating Chumash regalia and accessories. Her work sheds light into the delicate balance required to make art out of nature.