Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples
Author(s): Nancy J. Turner
Synopsis: Wild plants have long been an important source of food for the people in North America. For aboriginal people in western Canada, the nutritional and cultural contribution of made by edible plants has been immense. Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples describes more than 100 plants used for food by the aboriginal peoples of coastal British Columbia. Each description contains botanical details and a colour photograph to help identify the plant, as well as information on the plant’s habitat, its distribution along the coast and how it was used.