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Ethnobotany Quiz ANTHROPOLOGY
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Uses: Used by the Saanich as medicine and to treat sore throats.
It was also rubbed on boy's faces at puberty to avoid growing thick beards.
Big Leaf Maple
Uses: Rarely used as food (only for famine), The leaves of this plant were used as wax paper for lining berry basket, berry drying racks and steaming pits.
Swamp Lantern/Skunk cabbage
Uses: Used as a protective layer in pit oven, between packed food, in baskets, and on berry racks.
Also used for flooring and bedding.
The rhizomes were occasionally eaten as starvation food or to cure diarrhea.
Uses: Wood used as snowshoe frames, drum hoops, and small implements like spoons because it was hard but flexible when fresh.
Uses: Used as food and to make tea and thickening powder.
Uses: Used as a protective layer in pit ovens.
Dried chewed rhizomes were also used as tinder.
The rhizomes were eaten by nearly all indigenous people.
Uses: Bark used as fuel, but threw lots of sparks. The wood was used to make many types of tools like spear handles and harpoon shafts.
It's pitch was used to seal joints of implements and water vessels.
It was also used for wounds and skin irritations.
Torches were made from the heart wood.
Uses: Used to make dugout canoes, house planks and posts, totem and mortuary poles, bentwood boxes, baskets, clothing and hats and more.
Used to start friction fires.
Used as fuel due to it's small amount of smoke.
Called the tree of life by some.
You could gain strength just by standing with your back to it.
Uses: Used in as lining in steaming pits, cooking baskets and storage pits.
Used to flavor foods and protect them from burning.
Made tea and eyewash.
Used as a poultice.
Uses: Used as a tanning agent, pigment, and cleansing solution.
Made red, orange, and black dye.
Wood used to make things like bowls, spoons, and other implements.
Branches used as bedding material.
Uses: Both sprouts and berries were eaten by all northwest people.
Mixed with things like dried salmon spawn and grease.
They are one of the earliest berries to ripen.
Uses: Used for tea or anemia
Shoots and berries were eaten raw during early springtime.
Uses: Fruit, twigs, and bark used for food sources and for teas and medicine.
Suitable for bows, small wooden tools such as spoons, combs, knitting needles and more.
Uses: Made into licorice flavored tea and also chewed.
Used as medicine for colds and respiratory conditions.
Uses: Berries eaten fresh by all
Also dried or mashed into cakes or stored in oil
Used as bait in streams.
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