Week 4: Indigenous Knowledge – CMG News

Week 4: Indigenous Knowledge – CMG News

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Jun 28, 2022

Luschiim’s Plants

Authors: Luschiim Arvid Charlie,  Nancy J Turner

Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Respected Cowichan Tribe Elder and botanical expert, Luschiim Arvid Charlie, began his education in early childhood, learning from his great grandparents and others of their generation. Luschiim’s Plants represents his dedication to the survival of the Hul′q′umi′num′ language and traditional knowledge of plants for future generations. From the healing properties of qaanlhp (arbutus) to the many practical applications of q’am (bull kelp), the information presented in this remarkable guide shares knowledge of plants that Luschiim is familiar with through his own Elders’ teachings and by way of direct experience over the course of his lifetime, and compiled from field outings and interviews with notable ethnobiologist and botanist Nancy J. Turner.

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