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Plants and People: Past Ethnobotany of the North East Prairie
The study of ethnobotany is used to compare the plant uses of Native hunters and gatherers, Native farmers and 19th century European fur traders. The topics consist of an Introduction, The Northeastern Prairie Environment, Prehistoric Plant Uses, Ethnobotany of Historic Tribes, 19th Century Europeans and Environmental Impacts of Plant Uses. There are maps and charts of seed charcoal and wood samples.
Plants and People: Past Ethnobotany of the North East Prairie. In The Prairie: Past, Present and Future, pp1-7. Fargo, North Dakota:Edited by Gary K. Clambey and Richard H. Pemble. Proceedings of the 9th North American Prairie Conference, Tri-College University Center for Environmental Studies. [ Article (FNHSC, UW) ].
Seeds as Symbols: Reconstructing the Diet and Life of the Early Red River Settlement
This journal article states that excavated seeds, charcoal and wood may represent the social status and relationships between groups, and their environment. The samples discussed were from the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Sixth Regiment at Upper Fort Garry, Delorme House and the Garden Site. The seeds listed were excavated from two privy refuse pits (strawberry, raspberry, plum, grape, cranberry, cherry, hazel nuts, walnuts, almonds, Brazil nuts, pecan, dill and coriander).
The Representation and Interpretation of Man's Use of Plants and the Junction of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers
This feasibility study consists of papers written by different people on the topic of plants in regard to, for example, the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Fur Trade and the Experimental Farm. The writers and their studies include: George Simpson The George Marcus Papers (Seed varieties imported into Rupert’s Land by the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Experimental Farm and a chart by Edward Hopkins of unoccupied land around Fort Garry), Cheryl Oakden Red and Assiniboine Junction Site Development (reforestation and McPhilip’s map), Peter Jordan Landscape Models (the Experimental Farm, the landscape development at The Forks, Bonnycastle Park, Main and Water Streets), and Heather Anderson Urban Green Space (land use, culture and historic elements).