Indigenous fire and conservation with Ferin Davis Anderson

Posted on January 18, 2024

Episode Description

In this podcast episode, Rebecca is joined by Ferin Davis Anderson, supervisor of environmental sciences at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. They talk about what caring for natural resources means, and how Ferin combines traditional Indigenous knowledge with modern science. They also discuss Ferin’s new, forthcoming book, “Wildfire” and the important role fire plays in environmental stewardship.

Minnesota DNR Prairie Pod series:
Ferin’s book, “Wildfire: The Culture, Science, and Future of fire”:
Learn more about the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s environmental stewardship:

Song: Buffalo Moon by Brulé