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Haboo: Native American Stories from Puget Sound

Hilbert, Vi - 1985 - Fiction - Limited preview
The stories and legends of the Lushootseed-speaking people of Puget Sound were an important part of the oral tradition by which beliefs, values, and customs were handed from one generation to another. Vi Hilbert, a Skagit Indian, grew up at a ...

Nch'i-wna, "the Big River": Mid-Columbia Indians and Their Land

Eugene S. Hunn, James Selam - 1990 - History - Limited preview
The mighty Columbia River cuts a deep gash through the Miocene basalts of the Columbia Plateau, coursing as well through the lives of the Indians who live along its banks. Known to these people as Nch’i-Wana (the Big River), it forms the spine of ...

Edible Wild Plants

John Kallas - 2010 - Nature - Limited preview
Edible wild plants have one or more parts that can be used for food if gathered at the appropriate stage of growth and properly prepared. Edible Wild Plants includes extensive information and recipes on plants from the four categories. Foundation ...

Nature's Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible ...

Samuel Thayer - 2010 - Cooking - No preview available
Presents a guide on locating, identifying, picking, and preparing wild edible foods grown in North America.

The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing ...

Samuel Thayer - 2006 - Cooking - No preview available
Rather than cover hundreds of plants in abbreviated accounts like the typical field guide, the author has chosen a smaller selection of species to discuss in exhaustive detail, including only those plants he has eaten fifty times or more. This ...

Renewing America's Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent's Most ...

Gary Paul Nabhan - 2008 - Cooking - No preview available
Renewing America's Food Traditions is a beautifully illustrated dramatic call to recognize, celebrate, and conserve the great diversity of foods that gives North America its distinctive culinary identity that reflects our multicultural heritage ...

Stalking the Wild Asparagus

Euell Gibbons - 1972 - Cooking - Snippet view

Edible Wild Fruits and Nuts of Canada

Nancy J. Turner, Adam F. Szczawinski - 1988 - Cooking - No preview available
Of all the different kinds of wild foods used by man, wild fruits are without doubt the most widely enjoyed- and usually the easiest to gather and prepare. Few people realize that rice and other grains, sumac, sunflower seeds, and pond-lily seeds ...

Keeping It Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest ...

Douglas E. Deur, Nancy J. Turner - 2011 - Social Science - No preview available
The European explorers who first visited the Northwest Coast of North America assumed that the entire region was virtually untouched wilderness whose occupants used the land only minimally, hunting and gathering shoots, roots, and berries that ...