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Plants and the Blackfoot

A. Johnston

Plants and the Blackfoot

by A. Johnston

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Published by Lethbridge Historical Society, Historical Society of Alberta in Lethbridge, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains,
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • Siksika Indians -- Ethnobotany.,
    • Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Ethnobotany.,
    • Ethnobotany -- Great Plains.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 64-66) and index.

      StatementAlex Johnston.
      SeriesOccasional paper / Lethbridge Historical Society ;, no. 15, Occasional paper (Lethbridge Historical Society) ;, no. 15.
      ContributionsLethbridge Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.S54 J58 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2271828M
      ISBN 100919224725
      LC Control Number89160328
      OCLC/WorldCa26723174

      Plants and the Blackfoot by Alex Johnston The Blackfoot Indians occupied the northwestern plains along and adjacent to the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains in present-day southern Alberta, Canada, and western Montana. Climate and topography and, hence, vegetation of the region are diverse. Another strong belief of the Blackfoot tribe is Ihtsipaitapiyopa (The Essence of All Life) meaning that all living things are equal; human beings do not have the right to rule over or exploit the rest of nature. All living beings are equals with unique gifts and abilities. Some plants can cure diseases; other gives us important nutrients.

      American Indian Herbs, Dyes, and Medicine Plants. Some American Indian goods available for sale are not crafts per se, but rather traditional plant and animal products-- native herbs and spices like sage, tobacco, and sweetgrass, foods like wild rice and tea, traditional plant-based dyes and paints, and animal parts like tanned buckskin, feathers, and elk's teeth. Medicinal plants have long been utilized in traditional medicine and worldwide ethnomedicine. This chapter presents a glimpse of the current status of and future trends in medicinal plant genomics, evolution, and phylogeny. These dynamic fields are at the intersection of phytochemistry and plant biology and are concerned with evolution.

      Description: This book contains plants that were used traditionally (and still used today) by the Blackfoot people. Some of the information included in each description is the scientific name of the plant, its subdivision, the pronunciation in Blackfoot and a description of the plant. Children's book illustrating the Cherokee myth about the origin of corn. Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden: Interesting book about Native American farming traditions narrated by a Hidatsa woman. Plants of Power: Native American Ceremony and the Use of Sacred Plants: Book about the importance of herbs and native plants to traditional Native American.


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David Brainerd, missionary to the North American Indians / compiled from the memoir published by Pres. Edwards by the Rev. Josiah Pratt and now re-published by his permission. The diary of David Brainerd. I discovered 'Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants' by Robin Wall Kimmerer years back through a friend's recommendation.

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They occupied in the early 19th cent. a large range of territory around the Upper Missouri (above the Yellowstone) and North Saskatchewan rivers W to the Rockies.

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Describes approximately species of plants and their uses in religion and ceremony, folklore, as birth control, medicine, horse medicine, diet, and for crafts. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review.

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Book Description: This study documents Blackfoot plant use as provided by elderly informants schooled in the tradition of plant uses. Use of approximately one hundred species are described in topical form: religion and ceremony, birth control, medicine, horse.

Only one of the Niitsitapi tribes are called Blackfoot or Siksika. The name is said to have come from the color of the peoples’ moccasins, made of leather. They had typically dyed or painted the soles of their moccasins black.

One legendary story claimed that the Siksika walked through ashes of prairie fires. “The Blackfoot adopted some of their rituals and knowledge and plant lore to cultivate tobacco into their societies.” Descriptions of Crow ceremonial planting of the tobacco were recorded by anthropologist Robert Lowie and published in Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History in.

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The Blackfoot people make up an international confederation of tribes from both the United States and Canada. Readers discover the deep history and rich traditions of the four tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy in this engaging volume.

They see the journey these people once took across North America as they hunted migratory buffalo as well as their struggles .