Indian Cave

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I was excited to tag along with my uncle Gerry on a prescribed burn at Indian Cave State Park in Nebraska this spring. It was a fascinating look at the human relationship to land. While we as a species are “setting the world on fire” in so many destructive ways, the intentional and careful ritual of this controlled burning offered love, respect, and understanding to the earth. There was an intimacy in the fire and flame and the ghostly trees lurking in the smoke were beautifully eerie.

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