Hometown: Berkeley, CA
January 7, 2014
mammal and bird hunting, basketry, hide tanning
edible plants, insects, and mushrooms, primitive skills/tools, and medicinal plants
locally, the east bay hills; regionally, Mendocino National Forest and Cache Creek BLM lands; statewide, Northern CA and the Sierras.
I've researched the California Indians' use of wild species for foods, medicines, and tools as a grad student at Berkeley for the past 4 years, been studying ethnobotany for over 10 years, & led public and academic classes on ethnobotany since 2009.