Mayo Ethnobotany: Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

By David Yetman; Thomas R. Van Devender | Go to book overview

Mayo Ethnobotany
Land, History, and Traditional
Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

DAVID YETMAN AND THOMAS R. VAN DEVENDER

University of California Press BERKELEY LOS ANGELES LONDON

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Mayo Ethnobotany: Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations vii
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Part One 1
  • 1 - The People and the Land 3
  • 2 - A Brief Ethnography of the Mayos 16
  • 3 - Historical and Contemporary Mayos 30
  • 4 - Plant and Animal Life 62
  • 5 - Eight Plants That Make Mayos Mayos 79
  • Part Two 107
  • 6 - Plant Uses 109
  • 7 - An Annotated List of Plants 127
  • Appendix A - Mayo Region Place Names and Their Meanings 273
  • Appendix B - Yoreme Consultants 276
  • Appendix C - Gazetteer of the Mayo Region 281
  • Appendix D - Mayo Plants Listed by Spanish Name 293
  • Appendix E - Mayo Plants Listed by Mayo Name 303
  • Appendix F - Glossary of Mayo and Spanish Terms 313
  • Notes 319
  • Works Cited 331
  • Index 337
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