Indigenous stewardship helps climate change efforts

In this Sept. 19, 2021 file photo, flames burn up a tree as part of the Windy Fire in the Trail of 100 Giants grove in Sequoia National Forest, Calif. Noah Berger / AP

By Jade Hindmon, Julianna Domingo, KPBS

Many Indigenous communities have a deep connection to the land that is rooted in environmental stewardship and kinship. And in the face of worsening climate change, there is a greater effort to learn more about how the first stewards of this land took care of it.

Also, various universities and tribal communities are teaming up for the Collaborative of Native Nations for Climate Transformation and Stewardship. Led by San Diego State University and the Climate Science Alliance, the goal is to put Indigenous knowledge and practices at the forefront of climate action.

Read more at KPBS.