Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples: Nutrition, Botany, and Use
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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An Overview of the Nutrient Value and Use
Descriptions and Uses of Plant Foods
Comprehensive List of Plant Food Species
Nutrient Values of Traditional Plant Foods
Species by common name
Species by botanical name
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Alaska Alberta Allium Amelanchier American Apiaceae Asteraceae berries beverage Black Blackfoot blueberry boiled Brassicaceae British Columbia bulbs Canada canadensis Chipewyan Cirsium clusters Coast Common Compositae condiment cooked cranberry Crataegus Cree currant Densmore dried eaten fresh eaten raw edible Ericaceae Eskimo Fabaceae Family flavor flowers fruit Galloway Gitksan gooseberry grease greens groups Gunther Haida Halkomelem harvested Hellson and Gadd Indian Indigenous inner bark Interior Salish Iroquois Kari Kindscher Kootenay Ksan Kuhnlein Kwakwaka'wakw Lamiaceae Lamont leaves lichen Liliaceae Lillooet lily Lomatium maple Marlles Micmac mushroom Nlaka'pamux northern nutrient nutritional Nuu-chah-nulth Nuxalk Occurrence Ojibwa Okanagan-Colville onion pit-cooked plant foods Poaceae Polygonum Potawatomi Prunus Related Species rhizomes Ribes roots Rosaceae rose Rosa Rubus Rumex Salish saskatoon berries seeds shoots sometimes soups southern Speck and Dexter stalks stems sugar sweet Tanaina thistle tree tubers Turner and Efrat unpubl Upriver Halkomelem usually Vaccinium Waugh western Wild woods Woods Cree Yellow young
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