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SC 120N: Plants, Places, and People

Professor: Allen

Choosing an Indigenous or Ancient Culture

To identify a culture for your project, and find background information on that culture, use the resources listed below.

You might also find the following Reference books from the library's collection helpful in finding a culture.

Resources on Indigenous and Ancient Cultures

Once you have identified a culture for this project. You can use the following resources to find more detailed information and choose a plant important to their culture.


Book's from the library's collection would be a great source on detailed information about your culture. When searching for titles, try your culture's name as a keyword and maybe add the following terms:

  • Agriculture
  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants
  • Medicine
  • Indigenous Peoples - Ecology