Rad◦i◦cle: National Forests on Stolen Lands
This new edition to Bark’s Rad◦i◦cle Activist Training Program will focus on the history and impact of how the U.S. federal government turned Indigenous land into national forests, including forced removal of people, termination of native title, nullifying treaty agreements and terminating tribes.
We will discuss how Mt. Hood National Forest came to be, and expand our scope to include the Fremont-Winema, Siuslaw, and Malheur National Forests, which are particularly sobering examples of the oppressive impact of “public lands” on native Tribes and communities to this day.
We won’t be able to cover this entire issue in a 90 minute workshop so consider this episode 1!
This workshop is part of Rad◦i◦cle, Bark’s activist training program. With courses on forest ecology, forest management policy, timber sale monitoring, forest first aid and hike leading, public lands advocacy and community organizing, Rad◦i◦cle is designed to cultivate powerful forest defenders who are ready to take action to protect clean water, biodiversity, and the incredible forest ecosystems where we live and around the world.