Tag: barbara drake

Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider: Native American Cuisine

The new edition of Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider, A California Indian Feast, was recently released by Heyday Books. My collaborator Rose Ramirez and […]

grinding mesquite pods

I’m actually working on a story about how we gathered mesquite roots with people from the Santa Ysabel Reservation on November 22 for crafting […]

mastering the art of native american cooking: prickly pear tunas

Here we go round the prickly pear Prickly pear prickly pear Here we go round the prickly pear At five o’clock in the morning. […]

mojave yucca / pinyon pine sap

As I was wandering around with my camera, un-mindfully it turns out, I walked into the bayonet-sharp leaves of a Mojave yucca, Yucca schidigera, […]