Tag: edible food

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 […]

Dragonfly Lecture / Dorothy Ramon Learning Center

On October 19, Rose Ramirez and I are giving a presentation about our ethnobotany project at the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center in Banning, CA. […]

prickly pear cactus tuna and cochineal

Cochineal colonizing the prickly pear cactus tunas in my neighborhood. A couple of years ago, I went to a cochineal farm in Oaxaca where they […]

Bladderpod / Isomeris arborea

On Wednesday evening, three guests came to my CSUSM Arts and World Culture class: Kumiai elder Teodora Cuero from La Huerta, Kiliwa elder Leonor […]

Ziziphus parryi / wild plum / lotebush

A group of us went out early to gather prickly pear fruits from the pancake prickly pear, but wandering around with my camera, I […]

wild cherry : Prunus ilicifolia

Rose Ramirez and I went out today to gather wild cherries, Prunus ilicifolia. We want to make sure we have a supply when Kumiai […]