Library: Iwigara: The Kinship of Plants and People
American Indian Ethnobotanical Traditions and Science
The belief that all life-forms are interconnected has resulted in a treasury of knowledge about the natural world, passed down for millennia by native cultures. Ethnobotanist Enrique Salmon builds on this concept of connection and highlights 80 plants revered by North America's indigenous peoples.
A fascinating read about many familiar and less familiar plants. Learn the ways these plants are used as food and medicine, and their health benefits, plus their role in traditional stories and myths.
Hardcover with numerous color photos. 245 pages.