Tag: chia

Baja’s original slow food

I just picked up my copy of the Spring issue of News from Native California. Rose Ramirez’s article about Barbara Drake and Lori Sisquoc’s […]

CNPSSD Presentation of Edible, Medicinal, Material, Ceremonial: Contemporary Ethnobotany of Southern California Indians

On Tuesday, February 16, collaborator Rose Ramirez and I are giving a photo presentation and lecture at a meeting of the San Diego Chapter […]

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 […]

hawksbill turtles and chia: Nicaragua

This is my favorite photograph from our trip to Bluefields on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. It was pouring rain, and we were sitting […]

Contemporary Southern California Ethnobotany

Bill Madrigal is pictured in the poster below harvesting the seeds of Salvia carduaceae, or thistle sage, on the Cahuilla reservation. He’s using a […]

more on thistle chia

Thistle sage /Thistle chia / Salvia carduacea in flower in May On Saturday, November 22, I went to the exhibition at the Oceanside Library […]