Online Resources

Journal of Ethnobiology link opens in a new window

Native American Ethnobotany Database link opens in a new window

Library Resources

List of References for Ethnobiology available in the Athabasca University Library link opens in a new window as of 11/08/01

Alcorn, Janis B. 1984. Huastec Mayan Ethnobotany. Austin: University of Texas Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Anderson, Eugene. 1996. Ecologies of the Heart, Emotion, Belief, and the Environment. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Atran, Scott. 1990. Cognitive Foundations of Natural History: Towards an Anthropology of Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Balick, Michael J. and Paul Alan Cox. 1996. Plants, People, and Culture: the Science of Ethnobotany. New York: Scientific American Library, a Division of HPLP. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Basso, Keith H. 1996. Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language among the Western Apache. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Bastien, Joseph William. 1987. Healers of the Andes: Kallawaya Herbalists and their Medicinal Plants. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Boyd, Robert. (ed.) 1999. Indians, Fire, and the Land in the Pacific Northwest. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Brightman, Robert. 1993. Grateful Prey: Rock Cree Human-Animal Relationships. University of California Press, Berkeley. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Brokensha, David, D. M. Warren, and Oswald Werner. (eds.) 1980. Indigenous knowledge systems and development. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Brush, Stephen B. and Doreen Stabinsky. (eds.) 1996. Valuing Local Knowledge, Indigenous People and Intellectual Property Rights. Island Press, Washington, D.C. and Covelo, CA. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Cruikshank, J. 1998. The Social Life of Stories, Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory. Vancouver: UBC Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Curtin, L. S. M. 1984. By the Prophet of the Earth: Ethnobotany of the Pima. Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Densmore, Frances. 1974. Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians: How Indians use wild plants for food, medicine, and crafts. New York: Dover. [Reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians, from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology.] Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Densmore, Frances. 1987. Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians: Indian use of wild plants for crafts, food, medicine, and charms. Ohsweken, Ont.: Iroqrafts. [newer reprint of Uses of plants by the Chippewa Indians, from the 44th annual report (1926/27) of the U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology.] Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Ebeling, Walter, 1986. Handbook of Indian foods and Fibers of Arid America. Berkeley: University of California Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Ellen, Roy and Katsuyoshi Fukui. 1996. Redefining nature: Ecology, Culture, and Domestication. Oxford, UK; Washington, D.C.: Berg. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte. 1979. Use of plants for the past 500 years. Aurora, Ont.: Breezy Creeks Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Etkin, Nina L. (editor). 1994. Eating on the Wild Side, the Pharmacologic, Ecologic, and Social Implications of Using Noncultigens. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Etkin Nina L. 1986. Plants in Indigenous Medicine and Diet: Biobehavioral Approaches. Bedford Hills, N.Y.: Redgrave Pub. Co. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Felger, Richard Stephen. 1985. People of the Desert and Sea: Ethnobotany of the Seri Indians. Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Freese, Curtis H. 1997. Harvesting Wild Species, Implications for Biodiversity Conservation. Baltimore: Johns-Hopkins University Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Grenier, Louise. 1998. Working with Indigenous Knowledge: a Guide for Researchers. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Gunther, E. 1973. Ethnobotany of Western Washington, the Knowledge and Use of Indigenous Plants by Native Americans. Revised Edition. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Hamblin, Nancy L. 1984. Animal use by the Cozumel Maya. Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Heiser, Charles Bixler. 1985. Of Plants and People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Heiser, Charles Bixler. 1990. Seed to civilization: the story of food. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1990. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Howard, Patricia L. (ed.) 2003. Women and Plants, Gender Relations in Biodiversity Management and Conservation. London and New York: Zed Books. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Hunn, Eugene with James Selam. 1990. Nch’i-wána “The Big River” Mid-Columbia Indians and Their Land. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Johnston, A. 1987. Plants and the Blackfoot. Lethbridge, Alta.: Lethbridge Historical Society. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Kawagley, Oscar A. 1995. A Yupiaq Worldview, a Pathway to Ecology and Spirit. Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Kindscher, Kelly. 1987. Edible wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, c1987. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Kuhnlein, Harriet V. and Nancy J. Turner. 1991. Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples, Nutrition, Botany and Use. Food and Nutrition in History and Anthropology V. 8. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Philadelphia, Reading, Paris, Montreaux, Tokyo and Melbourne. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Leighton, Anna L. 1985. Wild plant use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of east-central Saskatchewan. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Marles, R. J., C. Clavelle, L. Montgeleone, N. Tays and D. Burns. 2000. Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada’s Northwest Boreal Forest. Vancouver: UBC Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Minnis, Paul E. 2000. Ethnobotany: A Reader. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Moerman, Daniel E. 1998. Native American Ethnobotany. Portland: Timber Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Moore, Pat and Angela Wheelock, (eds.) 1989. Wolverine myths and visions: Dene traditions from northern Alberta. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Nabhan, Gary Paul. 1985. Gathering the desert. Tucson, Ariz.: University of Arizona Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Nelson, Richard K. 1983. Make Prayers to the Raven: a Koyukon view of the Northern Forest. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Nelson, Richard K. 1986. Hunters of the northern forest: designs for survival among the Alaskan Kutchin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Pinkerton, Evelyn. 1989. Co-operative Management of Local Fisheries, New Directions for Improved Management and Community Development. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Plotkin, Mark. 1993. Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice, an Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Posey, Darrell A. and Graham Dutfield. 1996. Beyond Intellectual Property, Toward Traditional Resource Rights for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Rea, Amadeo M. 1997. At the Desert’s Green Edge, an Ethnobotany of the Gila River Pima. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Samuel, Cheryl. 1982. The Chilkat Dancing Blanket. Seattle: Pacific Search Press. ISBN 0-914718-69-X (hardbound). Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Samuel, Cheryl. 1987. The Raven’s Tail. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Schultes, R. E. and Albert Hofmann. 1992. Plants of the Gods, Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers. Rochester, Vermont: Healing Arts Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Schultes, R. E. and Siri Von Reis (eds.) 1995. Ethnobotany: Evolution of a Discipline. Portland: Dioscorides Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Sheldon, Jennie Wood, Michael J. Balick and Sarah A. Laird. 1997. Medicinal Plants: Can Utilization and Conservation Coexist? Advances in Economic Botany V. 12. Bronx, New York: New York Botanic Garden. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Smith, Harlan I. 1997. Ethnobotany of the Gitksan Indians of British Columbia. Ed. by Brian Compton, Bruce Rigsby and Marie-Lucie Tarpent. Mercury Series Paper 132, Canadian Ethnology Service. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Stevens, Stan (ed.) 1997. Conservation through Cultural Survival, Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas. Washington, DC and Covelo, CA: Island Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Turner, N. J., C. Thompson, M. T. Thompson, A. Z. York. 1990. Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia. Memoir No. 3, Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Turner, Nancy J. 1995. Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples. A Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Turner, Nancy J. 1997. Food Plants of Interior First Peoples. A Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Turner, Nancy J. 1998. Plant Technology of First Peoples in British Columbia. Vancouver: UBC Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Urton, Gary. 1985. Animal myths and metaphors in South America. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Wheat, Margaret M. 1967. Survival Arts of the Primitive Paiutes. Reno: University of Nevada Press. Check Book Status link opens in a new window

Willard, Terry. 1992. Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rocky Mountains and Neighbouring Territories. Calgary: Wild Rose College of Natural Healing. Check Book Status link opens in a new window