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After the first full moon in April [electronic resource] : a sourcebook of herbal medicine from a California Indian elder / Josephine Grant Peters and Beverly R. Ortiz ; including contributions from Cheryl Beck ... [et al.] ; Karuk plant names by James A. Ferrara.

Author/Creator:
Peters, Josephine Grant.
Publication:
Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (222 p.)
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Subjects:
Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- California.
Indian women healers -- California -- Biography.
Karok Indians -- Medicine -- California.
Karok Indians -- California -- Social life and customs.
Karok women -- California -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this extraordinary book Josephine Peters, a respected northern California Indian elder and Native healer, shares her vast, lifelong cultural and plant knowledge. The book begins with Josephine''s personal and tribal history and gathering ethics. Josephine then instructs the reader in medicinal and plant food preparations and offers an illustrated catalog of the uses and doses of over 160 plants. At a time of the commercialization of traditional ecological knowledge, Peters presents her rich tradition on her own terms, and according to her spiritual convictions about how her knowledge should
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Spirit People; The Peppernut; The Peppernut Story; 1. A Life Well Lived; 2. Gathering Ethics; 3. Herbal Medicines and Native Plant Foods; 4. The Plants; 5. Non-herbal Cures; Endnotes; References; Plant Index; Medical Conditions Index; Subject Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Beck, Cheryl.
Ortiz, Bev.
ISBN:
1-315-43529-2
1-61132-792-X
OCLC:
715155433