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Graphic: Jose Simon quote about tribal fire response

Scorched trees with red trunks remain in a burned landscape after severe wildfires hit Mountain Ranch, California in Fall, 2015. Text reads: “Managing the response to a fire is a lot like governing a tribe and during the response we were allowed to show the kind of work we do on a daily basis.” —Jose Simon III, Chairman of the Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California Tribal Council

Graphic to promote the blog post, "There was an opportunity to help. We took it." The article tells how tribal leaders, like Jose Simon III, responded during the Valley Fire to help members of the Middletown Rancheria stay safe and recover. Original photo by Adam DuBrowa.

Photo by FEMA Graphic - Feb 04, 2016
Last Updated: February 4, 2016