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Pesticide Use Within Yurok Ancestral Territory

Date:
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Megan Rocha or Katie Fischer
Location Details:
Weitchpec Tribal Office (Route 96)
Nov. 28th (1-3 PM)

Klamath Tribal Office (Hgwy. 101)
Nov. 29th (1-3 PM)

Yurok Tribe Environmental Program officials conducting workshop to inform tribal and community members about pesticide use in Yurok ancestral territory..

Discussion on herbicide use on private timber lands, public lands, also within and around the home..

Info provided to educate traditional resource gatherers on ways to reduce their possible risk of exposure to toxic pesticides while traveling through Yurok lands..

for more info visit;

Yurok Homepage @;
http://www.yuroktribe.org/index.html

also;
California Indian Basketweavers Association
http://www.ciba.org/
Added to the calendar on Sun, Nov 26, 2006 2:08PM
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