Plants of Haida Gwaii = Xaadlaa Gwaay Guud Gina K`aws (Skidegate) = Xaadlaa Gwaayee Guud Ginn K`aws (Massett)Book - 2004
The Haida people have lived on Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) for thousands of years. On these beautiful, and captivating islands, the Haida have developed a rich culture that is intimately based on the use of native plants for foods, materials, ceremonies, medicines, and other needs. Learn how plants were used and how the Haida cared for these precious resources and maintained sustainable harvesting for countless generations. Produced with the cooperation of many Haida elders and the approval of the Council of the Haida Nation, this book will be welcomed by anyone interested in the history and natural history of the Pacific Coast. Richly illustrated with black & white and colour photographs and drawings; complete with references and fully indexed.