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

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

  • Title: Plant Technology of First Peoples in British Columbia: Including Neighbouring Groups in Washington, Alberta, and Alaska
  • Author: Nancy J. Turner
  • ISBN: 9780774806879
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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, asIn 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 arts of working with plant materials Turner describes than a hundred of these plants, their various uses and their importance in the material cultures of First Nations Each description has a colour photograph of the plant to aid in its identification.

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    1. Nancy Turner is an ethnobotanist whose research integrates the fields of botany and ecology with anthropology, geography and linguistics, among others She is interested in the traditional knowledge systems and traditional land and resource management systems of Indigenous Peoples, particularly in western Canada.

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