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Native America Calling: The significance of cedar

 

December 12, 2022



Cedar is an important part of many tribal cultures.

The tall evergreens in the Pacific Northwest are carved into totem poles and canoes. The spiny and fragrant leaves can be used to flavor food. I

t’s also incorporated into ceremony and has some medicinal use. Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce talks about the significance of cedar in Native America.

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