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By Josephine Grant Peters

During this notable ebook Josephine Peters, a revered northern California Indian elder and local healer, stocks her monstrous, lifelong cultural and plant wisdom. The ebook starts off with Josephine's own and tribal heritage and collecting ethics. Josephine then instructs the reader in medicinal and plant meals arrangements and provides an illustrated catalog of the makes use of and doses of over a hundred and sixty crops. At a time of the commercialization of conventional ecological wisdom, Peters provides her wealthy culture on her personal phrases, and in response to her non secular convictions approximately how her wisdom might be shared. This quantity is vital for an individual operating in ethnobotany, ethnomedicine, environmental anthropology, local American reviews, and Western and California tradition and background.

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