dᶻixᵂ dxᵂɁugᵂusaϮ tiɁǝɁ swatixᵂtǝd (The earth is our first teacher)taqᵂšǝblu Vi Hilbert (1918-2008)
Ethnobotany is the scientific study of people’s relationships with plants.
You are welcome to download and use our list of Lushootseed plant names.
Our garden is honored to bear the name of the preeminent Lushootseed teacher, scholar and storyteller taqᵂšǝblu Vi Hilbert (Upper Skagit).
Image: Vi Hilbert holding a book of Lushootseed stories by her Aunt Susie. Image used with permission of Jill LaPointe, Vi's granddaughter.