Iwígara

American Indian Ethnobotanical Traditions and Science
Product Number: EB00764482
Released: Aug 04, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781643260341
Publisher: Timber Press
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Description

Iwigara, when translated, means the kinship of plants and people. And that is exactly what Enrique SalmOn explores in this important book. Iwigara shares culturally specific information about 80 plants, addressing their historical and modern-day uses as medicine, food, spices, and more. Iwigara includes plants entries derived from many different American Indian tribes and ten geographic regions across the United States. Each plant entry includes the names commonly used by different tribes, a color photograph, a short description, rich details about how the plant is used, and tips on identification and ethical harvest. Traditional stories and myths, along with images of the plants from different forms of Native American arts and crafts, enrich the text.

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Author(s): Enrique Salmon
Original Publish Date: Aug 04, 2020

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