Native Americans’ Plant Use in Northern California

sedge or white root, Carex barbarea My last visit to Grace Hudson Museum in Mendocino County I was surprised and delighted to discover that the director was in the process of creating a garden at the museum that would contain nothing but plants native to Northern California that had been used for centuries by the […]

Field Trip: Sun House/Grace Hudson Museum

Grace Hudson, self-portrait, painted at age 16, Grace Hudson Museum The flowers on the dress Grace Hudson (1865-1937) is wearing are a clue. She would become recognized as an exceptionally popular artist in her time whose passions included painting local landscapes, local indigenous peoples and animals. She came by this naturally. Her father, A.O. Carpenter, […]

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