Wildfires in Canada are not just sending clouds of smoke to major U.S. cities. They’re also a threat to residents, including a dozen or more Indigenous communities that were forced to evacuate. The country’s Natural Resources ministry predicts this summer could be the worst wildfire season on record.
Brandi Morin (Cree, Iroquois, and French), journalist and author
Mentioned on today’s show: Canadian Wildland Fire Information Center interactive map & FireSmoke Canada
Break 1 music: Kwelosoet (song) Fawn Wood (artist) Kikāwiynaw (album)
Break 2 music: Bui yo oh wanina (song) Judy Trejo (artist) Circle Dance Songs of the Paiute and Shoshone (album)