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First Nations Studies: Ethnobotany Resources: Get Started

Selected resources to guide research related to the uses of indigenous plants


Welcome to the Library guide for First Nations Studies: Ethnobotany.

This guide offers a starting point for researching topics related to traditional uses of native plants.

LibrarySearch: Find articles, books and more

Use LibrarySearch to discover books, articles and more. Enter words that describe your topic:  

For a broad First Nations search, try this search query: 

("first nations" OR aboriginal OR indigenous OR "indians of north america" OR "native peoples")

For a broad Metis search, try this search query:

(metis OR "mixed race" OR "non-status indian" OR "road allowance people" OR halfbreed OR "half breed" OR "mixed blood" OR "mixed descent" OR michif)

See also: First Nations Names Authority List for BC from Xwi7xwa Library at UBC.

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