Introduction Section I: A Taste of Heritage Foods 1: Plant Foods; 2: Meats; 3: Breads Section II: Plant Medicines and Healing 4: Three Favorite Healing Plants; 5: Special Snake Section; 6: More Medicinal Plants; 7: Other Ways of Healing Section III: Beauty and Love 8: Beauty Secrets; 9: Love Medicine Conclusion
A collection of unique Crow recipes, age-old plant medicines and healing remedies.
Alma Hogan Snell (1923-2008) is the granddaughter of the famed Crow medicine woman Pretty Shield, on whose life the classic Pretty-shield is based. She is the author of Grandmother's Grandchild: My Crow Indian Life, available in a Bison Books edition. Lisa Castle is a graduate student in biology at the University of Kansas. Kelly Kindscher is an associate scientist at the Kansas Biological Survey and the author of Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide.
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