The ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia

@article{Turner2008TheEO,
  title={The ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia},
  author={Nancy Chapman Turner and Marcus A. M. Bell},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={257-310}
}
142 plant species are known to be recognized by the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia. Means of collection, preparation, and utilization of these plants are outlined. The role of plants in Kwakiutl culture and economy for food, technology, medicine, religion, recreation, linguistics, and migration and settlement patterns is discussed. Phonetic transcriptions are given of most Kwakiutl names of plants. The ethnobotanies of the Southern Kwakiutl and the Vancouver Island Coast Salish… CONTINUE READING