Applying Approaches to Fire

2022: We are Fire Camp 1 in the Saskatchewan River Delta.

2022: We are Fire Camp 1 in the Saskatchewan River Delta.

Readers may approach Indigenous-led fire stewardship in various ways, including developing, applying and reporting on Indigenous-led fire prescriptions.

By clicking on the Knowing the Land tab, you will learn more about the interesting dimensions of the Saskatchewan River Delta and how past and present uses of fire are shaping this dynamic area.

Many Indigenous Peoples, groups and communities in northern Saskatchewan and across Canada continue to express the need to apply Indigenous-led approaches to fire that

  • access multi-year funding and have the authority to engage in burning at all scales and sizes with the focus being on the purpose of the burn (for example, what is the intention of the burn? what is being burned and where?).