Navajo Culture Highlighted in New Book: Nanise' A Navajo Herbal

Vernon O. Mayes and Barbara Bayless Lacy's book "Nanise' A Navajo Herbal" features 100 plants from the Navajo Reservation. Each plant's profile includes its common, Latin, and Navajo name as well as its common Navajo uses.

Nanise' Evening Primrose
Evening primrose is used as a poultice on spider bites, and the ground plant is used as a dusting powder on sores.
Illustration By Jack Ahasteen and Jason Chee