Aboriginal Australians React to the Bushfire Crisis
In the ongoing Australian bushfire crisis, many Aboriginal Australians have expressed grief and anxiety over damage to the landscape and to cultural and sacred sites. But millennia-old indigenous forest management tactics may also be the key to reducing the severity of future bushfires.
Produced by: Chase Caldwell Smith
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, Aboriginal Australians, bushfire crisis, forests, indigenous knowledge, cool burning, cultural burning, firefighters, sacred sites, cultural sites, climate crisis, Yuin people, Warren Foster, Lorena Allam, Northern Australia, New South Wales, Shannon Foster, D’harawal people, Western hazard-reduction burning, Victor Steffensen, Associate Professor Noel Preece, Dr Richard Thornton, Energy, Environment, Government/Regulatory/Policy Making, Environment/Sustainability, Property, Politics, News, Current Affairs, Culture, History, Heritage