Karuk Tribe of California

For Indigenous Leadership And Participation In Wildfire Resilience

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/20/2020
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Karuk Tribe is one of the largest tribes in California. The Tribe’s ancestral territory extends along the Klamath River through Northwestern California and into Southern Oregon. Today, the Karuk Tribe is located in Humboldt and Siskiyou counties. This grant supports the Tribe’s Department of Natural Resources to develop and build momentum around wildfire resilience through coalition-building, capacity-building, Indigenous participation, and public awareness. (Substrategy: Wildfire)
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.karuk.us 
Address
64236 2nd Avenue, Happy Camp, CA, 96039, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for Indigenous leadership and participation in wildfire resilience  
The Karuk Tribe is one of the largest tribes in California. The Tribe’s ancestral territory extends along the Klamath River through Northwestern California and into Southern Oregon. Today, the Karuk Tribe is located in Humboldt and Siskiyou counties. This grant supports the Tribe’s Department of Natural Resources to develop and build momentum around wildfire resilience through coalition-building, capacity-building, Indigenous participation, and public awareness. (Substrategy: Wildfire)
for an intertribal gathering on forest and fire management  
The Karuk Tribe is one of the largest tribes in California. The Tribe’s ancestral territory extends along the Klamath River through Northwestern California and into Southern Oregon. Today, the Tribe is located in Humboldt and Siskiyou counties. This grant supports the Tribe to organize an inclusive, intertribal convening to initiate collective discussion on how California Tribes wish to organize around forest and fire management issues. (Western Conservation Substrategy: Wildfire.)

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