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Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants
Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants

Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants

An Inuit Elder's Perspective

By Aalasi Joamie, Foreword by Rebecca Hainnu, Foreword by Anna Ziegler


128 Pages, 7.5 x 7.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95)

Publication Date: May 2018

ISBN 9781772271706

Rights: US

Inhabit Media (May 2018)

Price: $24.95


An informative guide for beginner foragers and Northern nature enthusiasts conscious of their environmental impact

In this introductory guide to traditional plant use, fully illustrated with line drawings and color photographs, Aalasi Joamie shares ancestral Inuit knowledge of edible and medicinal plants indigenous to Nunavut. From plant identification and environmentally respectful collection to traditional uses and recipes, Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants teaches readers how to reap the benefits of the natural world around them.

Author Biography

Aalasi Joamie contributed to Interviewing Inuit Elders and teaches traditional plant knowledge workshops at Nunavut Arctic College. Rebecca Hainnu's work includes Spirit of the Sea, A Walk on the Tundra, and A Walk on the Shoreline. She was the recipient of the 2016 NTA Award for Teaching Excellence. Anna Ziegler teaches at Nunavut Arctic College and is the co-author of Tukisigiaruti Qaujisaqtulirinirmut: A Life Sciences Handbook for Nunavut Educators.