Table of contents for Strength of the earth : the classic guide to Ojibwe uses of native plants / Frances Densmore ; introduction by Brenda J. Child.


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,Foreword --.-.-----------------------------                               281
Informants -- .. ...-..  ...                        ...------------------ -----  282
Phonetics.----..-  --. -  ----------------------------                    284
- Introduction .--   -------------                       --------     -    285
List of plants arranged according to botanical name---------- -------     286
List of plants arranged according to common name -------------     - -295
List of plants arranged according to native name ---  ----      __. . --  297
Medicinal properties of plants used by the Chippewa-------------- --      299
Principal active medicinal constituents of plants used by the Chippewa-   303
Plants as food ....----------------             ----------------------    306
List of plants used as food -------------.---------------------   -   307
Making maple sugar      -_-      .----------- ----------------        308
Gathering wild rice ---. -----------------------------------          313
Beverages .------__     ----------------------------------------- 317
Seasonings           --..___ -.------------------- -   -    -         318
Cereals             --------------------------------------. -         318
Vegetables                         ----.----... --.--- ----------319
Fruits and berries --.-------------------------_ 321
Plantss as medicine-- --- .-------------- ------   ------ -   -    -----  322
Treatment by means of plants ---------------------------        ----  322
Substances other than vegetable used as remedies .-------------       330
Medical appliances .  ..------.-------------------.--------           331
Surgical treatment and appliances ------------------ -------------    332
Dental surgery- -..----..  _... ------------------------ -335
"Classification of diseases and injuries ----.-------------------------  335
List of medical plants and their uses--.----------------------------  336
"Works containing lists of plants used medicinally----------------- 368
Plants used in dyes _-----.-------.-------            -   -     --.      3369
Process of dyeing.----------------- .--     ------------------        369
List of plants used in dyes.---------------  ---------------------    369
Mineral substances used in dyes ------------------------------- 370
Formulae for dyes .---------------- ---         ----------. --- ---- 370
Plants used as charms---------------------. . .      -    ----    --      375
List of plants used in charms --------------------------------- 376
Plants used in useful and decorative arts-------- -   -------------       3 377
List of plants ---.----------------------------------.                377
Manner of use _       ...----------------- --------------------    -  378
Legend of Winabojo and the birch tree---------------------------------    381
Legend of Winabojo and the cedar tree-         -  ---....      ---        384
Gathering birch bark and cedar bark----.......------___-----. 386
Articles made of birch bark -.-..----------.---. 387
ndex---     ..-------------------------------------------------------     541



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Ojibwa Indians Ethnobotany, Ethnobotany North America, Plants, Useful North America, Medicinal plants North America