© 2024 Blue Ridge Public Radio
Blue Ridge Mountains banner background
Your source for information and inspiration in Western North Carolina.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Today is the last day of our Spring Fund Drive — donate now to support BPR.

Muscogee Creek Nation gets a say in management of Georgia's Okefenokee wildlife refuge

The Muscogee Creek Nation was forced by the government to leave Georgia two centuries ago. But a new move by the Biden administration will give them a say in the management of the Okefenokee Swamp. The national wildlife refuge is also part of the tribe’s ancestral history.

Molly Samuel of WABE reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.