Plant Technology of First Peoples in British Columbia: Including Neighbouring Groups in Washington, Alberta, and Alaska

by

Write The First Customer Review

In her third ethnobotany handbook, Nancy Turner focuses on the plants that provided heat, shelter, transportation, clothing, implements, nets, ropes and containers--the necessities of life for First Peoples in British Columbia and adjacent territories. She also shows how plant materials were effectively used in many other ways, such as for decoration and ornamentation, as scents, cleansing agents and insect repellents, and in recreational activities. Over the millennia, the First Peoples have become highly skilled in the ...

Plant Technology of First Peoples in British Columbia: Including Neighbouring Groups in Washington, Alberta, and Alaska 1999, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774806879

2nd Revised edition

Trade paperback

Select