Yurok Tribe

For Yurok Cultural Burning And Fire Management

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
The Yurok Tribe practices cultural burning on the Yurok Reservation and ancestral lands for healthier ecosystems; long-term fire protection for residents; and support of the traditional hunting, gathering, and cultural/ceremonial activities of the tribe. This grant supports carrying out the MOU between the Yurok Tribe and the Cultural Fire Management Council in developing a Community Health and Wildfire Protection Plan and implementing prescribed fire within Yurok ancestral territory. (Substrategy: Wildfire)
About the Grantee
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190 Klamath Boulevard P.O. Box 1027, Klamath, CA, 95548-1027, United States
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for the Office of the Tribal Attorney  
The Yurok Tribe is California’s largest Native American tribe, with nearly 5,000 enrolled members. The Yurok’s territory consists of all ancestral lands, specifically including, but not limited to, the Yurok Reservation’s lands, which currently extend from one mile on each side from the mouth of the Klamath River and upriver for a distance of 44 miles. The tribe will use this grant to support its Office of the Tribal Attorney to protect its environment and confront climate change, thereby providing for the health of Yurok people and culture. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections)

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