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Author Yetman, David, 1941-

Title Mayo ethnobotany [electronic resource] : land, history, and traditional knowledge in northwest Mexico / David Yetman and Thomas R. Van Devender.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 359 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-335) and index.
Contents Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The People and the Land; 2. A Brief Ethnography of the Mayos; 3. Historical and Contemporary Mayos; 4. Plant and Animal Life; 5. Eight Plants That Make Mayos Mayos; 6. Plant Uses; 7. An Annotated List of Plants; Appendix A: Mayo Region Place Names and Their Meanings; Appendix B: Yoreme Consultants; Appendix C: Gazetteer of the Mayo Region; Appendix D: Mayo Plants Listed by Spanish Name; Appendix E: Mayo Plants Listed by Mayo Name; Appendix F: Glossary of Mayo and Spanish Terms; Notes; Works Cited; Index.
Summary The Mayos, an indigenous people of northwestern Mexico, live in small towns spread over southern Sonora and northern Sinaloa, lands of remarkable biological diversity. This book contains a comprehensive description of northwest Mexico's tropical deciduous forests and thornscrub on the traditional Mayo lands.
Other author Van Devender, Thomas R.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Mayo Indians -- Ethnobotany.
Ethnobotany -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Ethnobotany -- Mexico -- Sinaloa (State)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
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