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Indigenous Peoples: Ethnobotany

This guide supports Prof. Ulrike Wiethaus' courses on Indigenous Peoples.


Cavender, A.  Folk Medical Uses of Plant Foods in Southern Appalachia, United States J Ethnopharmacol. 2006 Nov 3;108(1):74-84. Epub 2006 Apr 29.

Cherokee Folklore, Medicine and Religion

Cherokee Ethnobotany
A Website by Prof. David Cozzol, Western Carolina University

Ethnobotany of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians: a Path to Sustaining Traditional Identity with th Emphasis on Medicinal Plant Use.  A dissertation by Karen C. Hall, August 2006, Clemson University.

Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
Browse the table of contents or search for a topic

Journal of Ethnopharmocology
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PDR for Herbal Medicines REF RS75.P554

The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants REF RS164.C4437

MedLine - this database contains articles about traditional healing in addition to those about Western medicine

Native American Ethnobotany Database from the University of Michigan

The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokee as recorded by James Mooney in 1891, including the Swimmer manuscript

Wildcrafting with Ila Hatter

Subject Guide

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