TITLE

Oak Trees: Why Indians Reached the Pinnacle of Greatness

AUTHOR(S)
Farmer, Justin
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
News from Native California;Fall2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides information on several uses of oak wood. Oak woods are occasionally used by some Southern California Indians in creating hunting bows. For culinary purposes, oak is used in making a variety of utensils such as food bowls, wooden mortars and also as fuel. Oak ashes have medicinal qualities and oak galls are good for the eyes.
ACCESSION #
18872874

 

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