The Pre-settlement Relationship of Plants and Culture

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Date(s) - 08/19/2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Maze Library


The Pre-settlement Relationship of Plants and Culture presented by Tom Smith

This presentation will give us a look into how regional habitats impacted Indians’ way of life. Tom will explain early Indian agriculture, and the uses of local indigenous plants for food, medicine, and trade, as well as the widespread use of plants in spiritual practices.

Tom Smith is the Stewardship Coordinator for the Lake County Forest Preserve District for 34 years and works in both the Natural Resource and Education Departments. He is a Participating member of the Brothertown Indian Nation of Wisconsin.

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