Homer Grown Season 2, Episode 2: Alaska Native Plant Medicine

Mar 27, 2021

The focus for this episode is Alaska Native plant traditions and medicine. We talk with Elder Kathy Brewster of Nanwalek about medicinal plants within Supiaq/Alutiiq culture. King Island Inupiaq, traditional wellness consultant with the Kenaitze Indian Tribe and founder of Indigenous Herbals, Tia Holley discusses the history of  King Island and plants and practices used for healing. 

 

Tia Holley harvesting herbs
Credit Tia Holley/ Indigenous Herbals

  

  

  

And Nicole Arevalo from Homer Soil and Water Conservation District has your weekly roundup of current events in local Agriculture. 

 

Support for Homer Grown comes from Woda Botanicals and Wagon Wheel Garden and Pet.