Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples

Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples

Book - 1995
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As long as people have lived in North America, wild plants have been animportant source of food. For Native people in western Canada, thenutritional and cultural contribution made by these plants was immense:in all, some 200 species of wild plants provided food. The differentways in which these were used resulted in an almost limitless selectionof dishes derived from wild plants.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1995
ISBN: 9780774805339
Branch Call Number: 581.632 TUR
Characteristics: xi, 164 p. :,ill. (some col.), map ;,22 cm


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Mar 28, 2015

All of the work of Nancy Turner deserves mention here, but this book relates to area where I live, and so this is the one I included on my reading list. But that said, don't stop at this book. This is an excellent book, Turner writes a very useful and accessible guidebook. But, don't stop here, go click on her name in the author section and read ALL of her stuff and learn about the province you call home.

Sep 24, 2013

Fascinating Resource! I really enjoyed studying it.

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