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British North America: I.: The Far West, the Home of the Salish ..., Volume 1

Charles Hill-Tout - 1907 - HISTORY - Full view
Writes about the Salish from personal experience and the Dene from consultation with Father Morice.

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

Douglas Deur, Nancy J. Turner - 2005 - Indians of North America - Limited preview
Keeping It Living brings together some of the world'smost prominent specialists on Northwest Coast cultures to examinetraditional cultivation practices from Oregon to Southeast Alaska. Itexplores tobacco gardens among the Haida and Tlingit ...

Renewing Salmon Nation's Food Traditions: A RAFT List of Food Species and ...

Gary Paul Nabhan - 2006 - Cooking - Snippet view
A reference guide and historical inventory of species describes a host of regional plants and species of the Pacific Northwest, some at risk and others recovering,and includes a resource guide listing nurseries and seed companies serving the region.

At the Desert's Green Edge: An Ethnobotany of the Gila River Pima

Amadeo M. Rea - 1997 - Social Science - Limited preview
The Akimel O'odham, or Pima Indians, of the northern Sonoran Desert continue to make their home along Arizona's Gila River despite the alarming degradation of their habitat that has occurred over the past century. The oldest living Pimas can ...

Folk Mammalogy of the Northern Pimans

Amadeo M. Rea - 1998 - Social Science - Limited preview
Knowledge held about animals by Pima-speaking Native Americans of Arizona and northwest Mexico is intimately entwined with their way of life—a way that is fading from memory as beavers and wolves vanish also from the Southwest. Ethnobiologist ...

Wings in the Desert: A Folk Ornithology of the Northern Pimans

2007 - Social Science - Limited preview
There is a common but often unspoken arrogance on the part of outside observers that folk science and traditional knowledge—the type developed by Native communities and tribal groups—is inferior to the “formal science” practiced by Westerners. In ...

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

Eugene S. Hunn, James Selam - 1991 - 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 ...