As long as people have lived in North America, wild plants have been animportant source of food. For Native people in western Canada, thenutritional and cultural contribution made by these plants was immense:in all, some 200 species of wild plants provided food. The differentways in which these were used resulted in an almost limitless selectionof dishes derived from wild plants.a#39;Food Plants of Coastal First Peoplea#39; describes more that 100 plants used for food by the aboriginal peoples of coastal British Columbia.
|Title||:||Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples|
|Author||:||Nancy J. Turner|
|Publisher||:||UBC Press - 1995-01-01|