Tribal Lands

Tribal Land Wildfires
5:26 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Northwest Fire Season Stretches Tribal Resources Thin

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Forestry Crew battled the massive Waterfalls 2 wildfire in Oregon this year.

Fire crews are pushing back against a new blaze near Omak, Wash. The 5,000-acre wildfire on the Colville Indian Reservation has already destroyed two homes and forced other residents to evacuate. The Northwest’s busy fire season has taken a toll on tribal lands this year.

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