More than 100 plants traditionally harvested and eaten by coastal aboriginal groups. Botanical details and colour photographs to help identify the plant, where to find it, and a discussion on traditional methods of harvesting and preparation.
In this classic Royal BC Museum handbook, renowned ethnobotanist Dr Nancy Turner describes hundreds of native plants used by First Peoples of coastal British Columbia and neighbouring groups in Washington and Alaska. She explains how aboriginal peoples harvested and prepared all parts of wild plants for food. Each plant description contains botanical details and a colour photograph to help identify the species, information on where to find it and a discussion on traditional methods of harvesting and preparation.
This ever-popular book is a perennial best seller and has been reprinted several times – again in 2013. More than 18,000 copies have been printed since the first edition in 1985.