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Yurok Fight for Cultural Burning

Describes how community organizing and collaboration across many government organizations returned cultural burning to Yurok tribal lands, reviving land management that provides, food, basket weaving materials and other cultural significance to the people who live on the land. Includes footage of a key April 30, 2013 community action. 

 

The Power of Stories is an archive of projects submitted every year to Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Statewide Convening. It showcases work created throughout California highlighting the power of individual and collective efforts to promote health and demonstrates how stories have the power to re-imagine and transform our communities. Produced in partnership with the California Endowment.

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