Applying our Learning

2022: Reviewing the burn plan at the We are Fire Camp 1 in the Saskatchewan River Delta.

2022: Reviewing the burn plan at the We are Fire Camp 1 in the Saskatchewan River Delta.

The resources, wise practices and lessons learned shared in the We Are Fire Toolkit are based on interviews and a literature review carried out by the Muskrats to Moose Project team on Indigenous-led fire practices and settler and state-led fire management in the Saskatchewan River Delta in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Other communities and jurisdictions outside of the Saskatchewan River Delta are encouraged to apply the information in the We Are Fire Toolkit as a case study for how to return, continue, expand or support Indigenous-led uses of fire on the land.

How can you use the information in the We Are Fire Toolkit?

Well, consider

  • developing a rationale and a set of management objectives for your group or community based on values related to Indigenous-led uses of fire on the land;
  • adapting, scaling and referencing the We Are Fire Toolkit and its journey (interview findings, literature and related resources) as a case study on Indigenous-led uses of fire on the land;
  • navigating the process for returning, continuing, expanding or supporting Indigenous-led uses of fire on the land; and