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Indian uses of native plants

Edith Van Allen Murphey

Indian uses of native plants

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Published by Mendocino County Historical Society in Fort Bragg, Ca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnobotany,
  • Indians of North America

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMendocino County Historical Society
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 81 p.
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26907989M
    OCLC/WorldCa8547793


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Cited by: Very little if any attention to native plants and their traditional uses, handling. I kept the book, but it is NOT North American Indian herbology. It's very very disappointing this author & Shambhala have continued to sell this as an Native American herb book.

It is NOT by any stretch/5(72). Plants were used by Native Americans in all aspects of their lives--for food, shelter, grooming, tanning, basketry, medicine, feasts, ceremonies and magic.

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Indian uses of native plants. Request This. Author Murphey, Edith Van Allen. Title Indian uses of native plants. Format Book Published [n.p., ] Description 72 p.

illus. 23 cm. Notes Includes bibliography. Subject headings Indians of North. Native American traditions are compared with traditional usesof Formore than twenty years this pioneering work had served as a bible forherbalists throughout the world.

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