Burning the land: An ethnographic study of off-site fire use by current and historically documented foragers and implications for the interpretation of past fire practices in the landscape
Current Anthropology • Vol/Iss. 56(3) • University of Chicago Press • • Published In • Pages: 299-326 •
By Scherjon, Fulco, Bakels, Corrie, MacDonald, Katharine, Roebroeks, Wil
"Fire use is an integral prat of the hunter-gatherer niche, off-site as well as on-site"(314).
Further, "it is clear that burning is carried out for a wide range of short- and long-term objectives, and in the longer term, many hunter-gatherer firing practices created more mosaic types of environments than would have occurred without an anthropogenic fire regime"(314). Note: These are descriptive generalizations.