Bio. 11 – Indigenous Plants

Updated November 30, 2021

Citefast – use this online resource to create your bibliography

Go to this link to create your Google site.
If you do not have a Gmail account, create one with your school email address.  If you have one, log in directly.

Download the PlantNet app on your smart phone to collect visual specimens. The app will help you identify the plants and flowers.

iNaturalist – use this tool to record your observations and get help with identifying the plants and flowers

Plantsnap – an app to help you identify plants and flowers on your mobile device


Gale Virtual Books – overview of the topic

Global Issues in Context  – excellent place to start

Science in Context – excellent place to start

WebPath Express
– click on WebPath Express on the left side menu
– put in the search term

World Book Advanced – good overview of the topic

Aboriginal Medicine & Healing Practices – UBC

Aboriginal Sacred Plants: Sage – also has information on sweetgrass, red cedar and tobacco

Aboriginal traditional healing – Canadian Cancer Society

Ethnobotany: Patterns in Relationships

First Nations Traditional Plants & Uses – Stepping Stones 

Healing Power of Plants

Indigenous Medicines – Canadian Encyclopedia

Indigenous Plant Uses and Reconciliation through Restoration of Spapeyeq (Stanley Park)

List of Important Medicinal Plants and Their Uses – Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd

Medicine in your backyard: How Indigenous peoples have used medicinal plants – CBC News

Plant and Herbal Remedies – iPortal

Top 15 Most Powerful Medicinal Plants – TMW

Traditional Healing – First Nations Health Authority

Traditional Medicine for Canada’s Indigenous People – Raymond Obomsawin Ph.Dm (2007)

Uses of Plants among Indigenous Peoples in Canada – Canadian Encyclopedia

What are the native medicinal plants of Bowker Creek? (Learning Portal Royal BC Museum)