Tag: ethnobotany

Gathering Rhus trilobata, aka basket sumac

On Sunday, January 9, Abe Sanchez and I took a trip up to the Laguna Mountains to gather Rhus trilobata, one of the four […]

Native Plants for Food and Medicine Class 2010

In July, Tongva elder Barbara Drake and Cahuilla/Apache Lorene Sisquoc once again taught their Native Plants for Food and Medicine class at Idyllwild Summer […]

Salvaging Yerba Mansa

On Thursday, June 24, we took a fieldtrip to one of the regional parks in Riverside. Rose Ramirez, Joe Moreno, and I helped Tongva […]

Come Home to Povuu’ngna

On Sunday, June 13, I attended an extraordinary symposium titled Come Home to Povuu’ngna, The Gabrielino-Tongva: The Changing Consant Identity of an Urban Native […]

Come Home to Povuu’ngna at Rancho Los Alamitos

This Sunday afternoon, June 13, Marian Walkingstick, Abe Sanchez and I are going to the “Come Home to Povuu’ngna at Rancho Los Alamitos” event at […]

Native Plants for Food and Medicine Class

The images are from the Native Plants for Food and Medicine class at Idyllwild Arts in Summer 2009 taught by Barbara Drake (Tongva) and […]