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How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine and crafts

Author: Frances Densmore
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, Inc., [1974].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology. Ethnologist with the Smithsonian Institution offers a wealth of material on nearly 200 plants used by Chippewas of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957.
How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine, and crafts.
New York, Dover [1974]
(OCoLC)562852422
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Densmore
ISBN: 0486230198 9780486230191
OCLC Number: 940463
Notes: Reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Description: 279-397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of plants arranged according to botanical name --
List of plants arranged according to common name List of plants arranged according to native name --
Medicinal properties of plants used by the Chippewa --
Principal active medicinal constituents of plants used by the Chippewa --
Plants as food --
Plants as medicine --
Plants used in dyes --
Plants used as charms --
Plants used in useful and decorative arts --
Legend of Winabojo and the birch tree --
Legend of Winabojo and the cedar tree --
Gathering birch bark and cedar bark --
Articles made of birch bark.
Other Titles: Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians
Responsibility: Frances Densmore.
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Reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology. Ethnologist with the Smithsonian Institution offers a wealth of material on nearly 200 plants used by Chippewas of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Emphasis on wild plants and lesser-known uses.

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