Indian Use of Fire in Early Oregon
The Oregon Encyclopedia
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Oregon, Fire ecology -- West (U.S.), Indians of North America -- Fire use, Prescribed burning -- Oregon
Anthropogenic (human-caused) fire was a major component of the Native system of land and resource management in what is now Oregon. Of all the techniques used to manage food resources and manipulate food-producing environments, controlled burning was the most widespread and effective in most environments on the West Coast.
Boyd, Robert T., "Indian Use of Fire in Early Oregon" (2018). Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations. 142.