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In the News

This web resource officially launched at the 32nd AMTEC Conference.

Articles From Various Newspapers


CBC News


CBC radio “The Homestretch” interview

NUTV Newscast Video clip (produced and shown with permission from the New University Television Society (NUTV))

Blackfoot Information Links

Suggested Readings

(Note: these books are not part of the digitized collection of this site)

  • Abrahm, D. (1996) The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World . New York: Vintage Books.
  • Balick, M.J. & Cox, P.A. (1997). Plants, People, and Culture: The Science of Ethnobotany . New YorkW.H. Freeman & Company.
  • Brown, Annora. (1954). Old Man’s Garden. Vancouver, British Columbia. Evergreen Press Limited.
  • Caduto, M.J. (1994 ). Keepers of Life: Discovering Plants Through Native Stories and Earth Activities for Children. Saskatoon: Fifth House.
  • Chamberlin, J. Edward. (2003). If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories? Finding Common Ground. Toronto: Knopf Canada.
  • DeBear Paye, G. (2000). Cultural Uses of Plants: A Guide To Learning About Ethnobotany. New York: New York Botanical Garden Press.
  • Eroes R. & Ortiz, A. (1984). American Indian Myths and Legends. New York: Pantheon Books.
  • Feld, S. & Bass, K.H. (1996). Senses of Place. Santa Fe, New Mexico: School Of American Research.
  • Frantz, D. G. & Russell, N.J. (1989). Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Frazer, T. (1989) Standing Alone: A Contemporary Blackfoot Indian. Half Moon Bay, BC: Arbutus Bay Publications.
  • Hart, J. (1992). Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples. Helena. Montana Historical Society Press.
  • Hungry Wolf, B. (1980). The Ways Of My Grandmothers. New York: William Mor and Company.
  • Kavash, E.B. & Baar, K. (1999). American Indian Healing Arts: Herbs, Rituals and Remedies for Every Season Of Life. New York: Bantam Books.
  • Keane, K & Howarth, D. (2004). The Standing People: Field Guide Of Medicinal Plants For The Prairie Provinces. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Root Woman & Dave.
  • Krumbhaar, E.B. (1932). American Indian Medicine. New York: Ams Press.
  • Minnes, P. (2000). Ethnobotany: A Reader. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Moerman, Daniel E. (1998.) Native American Ethnobotany. Portland: Timber Press.
  • Peat, F.D. (2002). Blackfoot Physics: A Journey Into The Native American Universe. Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press.
  • Tilford, Gregory. (1997). Edible and Medicinal Plants Of The West. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company.
  • St. Pierre , M. & Long Soilder, T. (1995). Walking In The Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers- Medicine Women Of The Plains Indians. New York; Simon & Schuster.
  • Vance, F.R., Jowsley, J.R., & Mclean, J.S. (1984). Wildflowers Across The Prairies. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Western Producer Prairie Books.
  • Vogel, Virgel, J. (1970). American Indian Medicine. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Weiner, Michael A. (1972). Earth medicine- Earth Food. New York: Macmillan.
  • Willard, Terry. (1992). Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rocky Mountains and Neighboring Territories. Calgary, Alberta. Wildrose College of Natural Healing.


This project was created with the professional development leadership and resources of the Galileo Educational Network