Ethnobotany Tour – Qua’aout Lodge, Little Shuswap Lake

The cultural interpretive guide welcomed us with a smudge, and then lead us around Secwepemc territory while sharing teachings about Shuswap traditional landmarks along with different types of plants still used today for medicines and food.

Smudging before the tour
Teaching about the Fir tree struck by lightening
Collecting Plantain seeds
Teaching about the Sweat Lodge
Inside the Kekuli

Thank you to Sue Cane for the pictures!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s