BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE —Warren Geffre kneels in grass on the side of a trail and holds a disposable lighter to the end of a neatly tied bunch of sage until it starts to smolder. His teenage son watches.
"It's just important to make an offering," said Geffre, a Native American Blackfoot from Aberdeen, S.D., who now lives in North Naples. "We're taking a life. We need to give something back."