Publisher: Canadian Museum of Civilization (January 1, 1997)
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in the course of the Twenties Harlan I. Smith, an archaeologist with the nationwide Museum of Canada, documented plant and animal wisdom and use one of the Gitksan, Nuxalk and Ulkatcho provider of British COlumbia. This quantity is an edited model of a manuscript by way of Smith, which includes details on 112 botanical species and their conventional cultural roles one of the Gitksan. ready among 1925 and 1927, SmithÕs paintings is the earliest, really complete ethnobotanical research for any Tsimshianic workforce, the 1st checklist of a essentially ethnobotanical research undertaken in British Columbia, and the 1st to incorporate the time period ÒethnobotanyÓ in its identify. This completely revised model of the manuscript additionally bargains extra introductory textual content, ethnobotanical and linguistic observation, and concluding comments no longer present in the unique.