Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples: Nutrition, Botany, and Use
Taylor & Francis, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 633 pages
This volume details the nutritional properties, botanical characteristics and ethnic uses of traditional food plants of indigenous Canadian Peoples. It contains an index of over one thousand plants from all provinces of Canada, as well as the bordering states, for which the Indian and Inuit peoples of each regfion have been consulted as the definitive source concerning plant usage within the scope of their environment and culture. Health care professionals and organizations working with Indigenous Canadian Peoples, biologists, ehtnologists and academics will appreciate the comprehensive information compiled on nutritional, medical and botanical characteristics.
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100g fresh weight Alaska American areas Asteraceae bark berries Black blueberry boiled branches Brassicaceae British Columbia bulbs Canada clusters Coast Common name References Compositae constituents of plants cooked Cree currant Description dried eastern edible Ericaceae Eskimo Family name Common fern fish flavor flowers Food fruit grains grass greens groups growing harvested important Indian Indigenous inner Interior Iroquois known Lake leaves Liliaceae Lillooet lily Lomatium maple meat mg mg mg mixed mountain mushroom name Common name name Family name Nlaka'pamux North northern notes Nutritional constituents nuts Occurrence Ojibwa plant foods plantain Related Species rhizomes Ribes roots Rosa Rosaceae rose Rubus Scientific name Family Scrophulariaceae seeds shoots sium Smith sometimes southern species spring stalks stems stored sugar sweet Table tree Turner Turner et al unpubl usually Vaccinium Waugh western Wild winter woods Yellow young
Page 512 - Food plants of the North American Indians. United States Department of Agriculture, miscellaneous publication no.
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