A Taste of Heritage


Author:
Snell, Alma Hogan
Grade Levels:
Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Crow, Plains
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
2006
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press

Price:
Sale price$26.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Taste of Heritage: Crow Indian Recipes and Herbal Medicines is a collection of recipes, herbal remedies and information about plants and healing from the granddaughter of renowned Crow medicine woman Pretty Shield. Alma Hogan Snell recounts traditional knowledge of Crow women about the healing properties of food and advice for locating and harvesting edible plants. She includes recipes and cultural information about food and healthy living. Included are recipes for soups, teas, breads, as well as love medicine, beauty secrets, ad plant medicines. The recipes include Cattail Biscuits, Dandelion Soup, Chokecherry Cake, Stuffed Trout, Wild Turnip Porridge, and Gooseberry Pudding. The book includes black and white photographs, an index and list of plants with their English, Crow and scientific names. A useful guide for Crow healing plants and medicines.

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