Author
Montanto, Melonee and Evan Larson
Title
Lessons from Tree-ring Records of Ishkode: An Ecological and Culural Process in the Great Lakes
Series
Mazina'igan, A Chronical of the Lake Superior Ojibwe, Summer 2021, page 2.
Publisher
Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
City
Odanah
Date
2021
Original Date
Comments

Melonee Montanto is on the GLIFWC staff; Evan Larson is Prof. of Geography at UW-Platteville.

The article defines "ishkode" as "out stewardship responsibilities to fire."

The article talks about tree-ring evidence of extensive fire in the forests of the great lakes region, at a level that cannot be explained by lightning, that is, it is of human origin.

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