Victor Steffensen on Indigenous Fire Practices

Victor Steffensen on Indigenous Fire Practices

A powerful interview with Victor Steffensen on the importance of acknowledging and integrating indigenous knowledge into our fire management practices in Australia.

“There is only one fire and that is the right fire and fire for your country, for your environment and a fire that is there more frequently. What I do with the burns that I do, I teach people in their own regions to read the country, understand the land, and be able to see the indicators and the signs on how to manage the country so we prevent wild fires.” – Victor Steffensen

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