With this bulletin as a basis, the writer expects to investigate in likemanner, the ethnobotany of the Chippewa, Winnebago, Oneida, Saukand Potawatomi Indians, all of whom are now or were formerly inWisconsin.Since the largest number of plants are used as medicines, we will firsttreat of these, then of foods, fibers, dyes and miscellaneous plant uses.
The writer lays no claim to being a linguist, but was able to pronouncethe words so that Mr. Skinner could give him the correct phoneticspelling. We have used his phonetic key, taking the continental value forletters not included. Our f and r sounds do not occur in Menomini.ä, as in flatê, as in betâ, as in rawû, as in luckau, as ow in how
, a whispered terminal uai, as in aisle
, a whispered aspirant î, as in bit', glottal stopFor convenience in reference a “finding list” has been appended, in whichthe scientific and English names are listed alphabetically.
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