Iwgara: American Indian Ethnobotanical Traditions and Science
Tap into thousands of years of plant knowledgeThe belief that all life-forms are interconnected and share the same breath--known in the Rarmuri tribe as iwgara--has resulted in a treasury of knowledge about the natural world, passed down for millennia by native cultures. Ethnobotanist Enrique Salmn builds on this concept of connection and highlights 80 plants revered by North Americas indigenous peoples. Salmn teaches us the ways plants are used as food and medicine, the details of their identification and harvest, their important health benefits, plus their role in traditional stories and myths. Discover in these pages how the timeless wisdom of iwgara can enhance your own kinship with the natural world.
Author: Enrique Salmn
Publisher: Timber Press
Release Date: 2020-09-15