A California Redwood Forest has Officially Been Returned to a Group of Native Tribes

forest 2021 08 30 12 13 15 utc scaled A California Redwood Forest has Officially Been Returned to a Group of Native Tribes
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Takeaways:

  • Save the Redwoods League, a conservation group, is returning guardianship of hundreds of acres of redwood forestlands to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council.
  • The forest will be renamed ” Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ ” which means “fish run place” in the Sinkyone language.
  • The Native tribes plan to protect the environment using a mix of Indigenous place-based land guardianship principles, conservation science, climate adaption and fire resiliency.

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