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Salish Country Cookbook

Traditional Foods & Medicines from the Pacific Northwest
By: Rudolph C. Rÿser
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About this publication

Salish Country Cookbook is a celebration of Salish knowledge with ancient roots in the land and the sea. Salish Country Cookbook contains recipes that use Northwest native foods and medicines gathered and prepared in ways suitable for the 21st century kitchen. The Salish living cornucopia includes a great abundance of roots, greens, berries, nuts, apples, seeds, flowers, honey and tree sap, tree bark, deer, elk, bear, pheasant, ducks, geese, and sea foods including sea weed, shellfish, salmon, cod, halibut, and a small fish, the Oolichan.

About the Author

Rudolph C. Rÿser, PhD.

Rudolph Ryser is the Chair and faculty at the Center for World Indigenous Studies. Rudolph has for more than 40-years worked in the field of Indian Affairs as a writer and researcher and as Indian rights advocate. Rudolph’s avocation I  a traditional foods chef and has taught widely on Historical Trauma, cultural models of addictions recovery, Diabetes and Culture, Foods and Medicine. He has developed and conducted workshops and seminars  internationally on health, community organization, self-government, and natural resource management.

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