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In an effort to preserve the traditional knowledge of bush food, authors Madic=son King and Nurse educator, John Horsfall, have documented over 350 species of plants and fungi that were regularly gathered by the Indigenous peoples of the Kimberley region before and after colonisation.
Kimberley Bush Food is a valuable resource for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people interested in traditional bush food and alternative medicine. With comprehensive information on over 350 species, including images of each plant, this book is a practical guide to preserving traditional knowledge and using the plants and fungi of the Kimberley region for a healthier, more sustainable future.
Written by experts in the field, this book describes each species of plant and fungi, its nutritional benefits, and how it was used by the Indigenous people of the Kimberley region. It also includes detailed information on where to find these plants and fungi and how to prepare them for consumption.