Native Foods

A project for 6th grade social studies following the reading of The Birchbark House by Louise Erdich. I learned about 10 native foods that the first people would have eaten during the setting of the book, in Northern Wisconsin. They were on an island near Madeline Island.

149849909 245aa9c51c m
Common Dog-violet 1
Viola conspersa
29421431241 aa933c9c8f m
Wild Grape 2
Vitis riparia
Wild Leek 3
Allium tricoccum
3936455393 05703433d6 m
red clover 4
Trifolium pratense
4151439492 a743419cd8 m
Common Cattail 5
Typha latifolia
3797264830 a9bb602575 m
Wild Blueberry 6
Vaccinium angustifolium
11422290205 84f638ae59 m
Prickly Gooseberry 7
Ribes cynosbati
Wild Rice 8
Zizania aquatica
2384559459 e7f17d8d0c m
Wild Mustard 10
Sinapis arvensis

Edited by Amy Rager, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

Photo Credits

  • 1. (c) Ulrika, some rights reserved (CC BY)
  • 2. (c) CAJC: in the Rockies, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 3. (c) mjadams, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
  • 4. (c) beautifulcataya, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 5. (c) Matt Lavin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 6. (c) Captain Tenneal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 7. (c) Kerry Woods, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • 8. (c) Rob Curtis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • 9. (c) Andreas Rockstein, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  • 10. (c) Ferran Turmo Gort, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)

Is this inappropriate, spam, or offensive? Add a flag

Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software |   Documentation for developers