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Keeping It Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America

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"Bringing together some of the world's most prominent specialists on Northwest Coast cultures, Keeping It Living is the first comprehensive overview of how Native Americans managed the landscape and cared for the plant communities on which they depended, from the Oregon coast to Southeast Alaska. It explores tobacco gardens among the Haida and Tlingit, managed camas plots ...more
Hardcover, 404 pages
Published October 10th 2005 by University of Washington Press (first published 2005)
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Jennifer
Apr 09, 2015 Jennifer rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This is what I would consider a very heavy academic book rather than an enjoyable read for the layperson. A lot of the ideas were repeated over and over again in excruciating detail. If you are of a Phd type mindset for plants it would probably be more enjoyable. I was hoping for a practical guide on adopting Native American plant medicine into my own current life.
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