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Indigenous / Xwulmuxw Studies: Ethnobotany Resources

Selected resources to guide research related to the uses of indigenous plants

LibrarySearch: Find articles, books and more

Use LibrarySearch to discover books, articles and more. Enter words that describe your topic:  

For a broad Indigenous search, try this search query: 

("first nations" OR aboriginal OR indigenous OR "indians of north america" OR "native peoples")

For a broad Metis search, try this search query:

(metis OR "mixed race" OR "non-status indian" OR "road allowance people" OR halfbreed OR "half breed" OR "mixed blood" OR "mixed descent" OR michif)

See also: First Nations Names Authority List for BC from Xwi7xwa Library at UBC.

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Search Tips & Strategies

Here are some examples of words and phrases to use when searching for ethnobotany information:

"native plants" 
"indigenous plants"
ethnobotany "british columbia"
"traditional knowledge" plants
"traditional use" plants
"indigenous knowledge" plants
indians plants                          
indians botany 
indians food
Note: 'indians' retrieves information on the basis of a historical subject term: Indians of North America
Searching with these words and phrases will retrieve library resources such as these...

Ethnobotany: Selected Books

Indigenous / Xwulmuxw Studies Related Library Guides

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