Traditional Kumeyaay Burning

October 2004
News from Native California;Fall2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p37
Reprints the article "Traditional Kumeyaay Burning," which appeared in the "Barona Spirits Speak" newsletter from the Barona Cultural Center and Museum. Importance of planned brush fires to the management of the land; Benefits of the fires to the Kumeyaay tribe; Reaction of Father Juan Crespi to brush fire remains he observed during his expedition in California from 1769 to 1770.


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