Ethnobotany of Western Washington: The Knowledge and Use of Indigenous Plants by Native Americans

Paperback | September 1, 1973

byErna GuntherIllustratorJeanne R. Janish

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Since its original publication in 1945, this small classic has acquired a new audience concerned with living in harmony with the environment and interested in the particularly intimate relationship of Native Americans to the land. This survey of the use of plants by Native Americans in western Washington describes the ways in which more than 150 species served as food and medicine, and were used for the manufacture of clothes and other objects.

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Since its original publication in 1945, this small classic has acquired a new audience concerned with living in harmony with the environment and interested in the particularly intimate relationship of Native Americans to the land. This survey of the use of plants by Native Americans in western Washington describes the ways in which mor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 10.62 × 7.8 × 0.18 inPublished:September 1, 1973Publisher:University Of Washington Press

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ISBN - 10:029595258X

ISBN - 13:9780295952581

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PrefacePreface to the Revised EditionIntroductionThe Plants and Their UsesAppendix I: Additions to the Quileute EntriesAppendix II: Plants Discussed in the TextIllustrationsBibliographyIndex