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Plants and People: Past Ethnobotany of the North East Prairie, The Prairie: Past, Present and Future

Shay, C. Thomas

The study of ethnobotany is used to compare the plant uses of Native hunters and gatherers, Native farmers and 19th century European fur traders. The topics consist of an Introduction, The Northeastern Prairie Environment, Prehistoric Plant Uses, Ethnobotany of Historic Tribes, 19th Century Europeans and Environmental Impacts of Plant Uses. There are maps and charts of seed charcoal and wood samples.

Shay, C. Thomas. 1986. Plants and People: Past Ethnobotany of the North East Prairie. In The Prairie: Past, Present and Future, pp1-7. Fargo, North Dakota: Edited by Gary K. Clambey and Richard H. Pemble. Proceedings of the 9th North American Prairie Conference, Tri-College University Center for Environmental Studies. [ Article (FNHSC, UW) ]

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