Ignition Stories : Indigenous Fire Ecology in the Indo-Australian Monsoon Zone

@inproceedings{Fowler2013IgnitionS,
  title={Ignition Stories : Indigenous Fire Ecology in the Indo-Australian Monsoon Zone},
  author={Cynthia G. Fowler},
  year={2013}
}
As Indonesia’s forested areas are continually threatened by unsustainable forestry practices and fires, Ignition Stories contributes to our understanding of anthropogenic fires within the region. Cynthia Fowler, an anthropologist, presents the narratives of fire in the Kodi region on the island of Sumba, Indonesia. The text is described as an ethnography of fire amongst the Kodi people. Stories of fire are interspersed amongst the author’s narratives from the times she spent with the Kodi in… CONTINUE READING