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Tending the Wild
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Note on Languages, Territories, and Names
of California Indian Tribes
Introduction

PART I. CALIFORNIA AT CONTACT
1 Wildlife, Plants, and People
2 Gathering, Hunting, and Fishing
3 The Collision of Worlds

PART II. INDIGENOUS LAND MANAGEMENT
AND ITS ECOLOGICAL BASIS
4 Methods of Caring for the Land
5 Landscapes of Stewardship
6 Basketry: Cultivating Forbs, Sedges, Grasses, and Tules
7 From Arrows to Weirs: Cultivating Shrubs and Trees
8 California's Cornucopia: A Calculated Abundance
9 Plant Foods Aboveground: Seeds, Grains, Leaves,
and Fruits
10 Plant Foods Belowground: Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes,
Taproots, and Tubers

PART III. REKINDLING THE OLD WAYS
11 Contemporary California Indian Harvesting and
Management Practices
12 Restoring Landscapes with Native Knowledge

Coda: Indigenous Wisdom in the Modern World
Notes
Bibliography
Index

About the Author

M. Kat Anderson is a Lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis; Associate Ecologist at the Agricultural Experimental Station at the University of California, Davis; and a faculty member in the Graduate Group in Ecology at the University of California, Davis. She is coeditor, with T. C. Blackburn, of Before the Wilderness: Native Californians as Environmental Managers (1993) and coeditor, with Henry T. Lewis, of Forgotten Fires: Native Americans and the Transient Wilderness by Omer C. Stewart (2002).

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