Category: ethnobotany

Traditional Kumiai Basketweaving Workshop

People coming from the US are welcome to park in the parking lots on the US side just before the border, walk a block […]

juncus fields & “painting’s discovery of ecology”

The juncus fields on the Cahuilla Indian Reservation at Tangie and Sean Bogner’s near Anza, CA, remind me of Albrecht Dürer’s exquisite watercolor, The […]

Baja: Teresa Castro and Daria Mariscal, Santa Catarina

On Saturday, August 10, we returned from a trip to Baja organized by basket weaver Rose Ramirez and anthropologist Mike Wilken. Above is an […]

Pinyon Pine Nut season

It’s almost pinyon pine nut gathering season in southern California. It’s a really labor-intensive process, but the aroma of roasting pine cones is intoxicating, […]

Native Cultures: Mesquite Flour

Native Cultures: Mesquite Flour Tree of Life Nursery: in San Juan Capistrano Featured New Product: Mesquite Flour From the Seri People of the Sonoran […]

Native Foods: KPBS video

Thank you Jill Replogle, who shot the photo above, and the video, from KPBS Fronteras Desk. Here is the link with photos and transcript.