Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada's Northwest Boreal Forest

Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada's Northwest Boreal Forest

Book - 2000
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This handbook describes the traditional uses by aboriginal people ofmore than 200 different plants from Canada's boreal forest. It isthe result of original ethnobotanical fieldwork in 29 communitiesacross the boreal forest region of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.Natural resources of the boreal forest have always been essential tothe dietary, medical, economic, and spiritual well-being of FirstNations people, but until now much of their traditional environmentalknowledge has remained unrecorded and at risk of being lost.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2000.
ISBN: 9780774807371
0774807377
Branch Call Number: 581/.63/08997/0712/Abo 6173cg 1
Characteristics: xiii, 368 p. : col. ill., col. maps.

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