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At Yosemite, Native fire crews working to protect park from which their ancestors were evicted

Alveta Coats is trying to save Yosemite National Park’s Mariposa Grove.


For the last two weeks, the 64-year-old Paiute grandmother has been leading her team of four in a scramble to prepare for the Creek Fire, a raging 283,000-acre inferno that is creeping steadily closer to the nation’s most treasured giant sequoia forests.


https://www.sfgate.com/california-wildfires/article/This-woman-s-tribe-was-evicted-from-Yosemite-15587843.php

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