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“North Carolina Native Plant Herbal Remedies”
Nov 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This event is a part of a series celebrating American Indian Heritage Month. For the full calendar of events, download here: AIHM 2021 Calendar FINAL
Nov. 4, 6:30pm-8:30pm: “North Carolina Native Herbal Plant Remedies”
Speakers: Arvis Boughman, Author (Lumbee); Robert RedHawk Eldridge
Zoom webinar, Free
Hosted by: NC Botanical Garden
Event page, information, registration: https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0005-0014-ce5562600d404dbbac6820a4f8df0bbf
Description: During this talk, Mr. Arvis Boughman will discuss plants and herbal remedies that members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina have used for centuries in the coastal plain of North Carolina and continue to use today. Mr. Robert “RedHawk” Eldridge will discuss indigenous herbs and foodways of western North Carolina.
Arvis Boughman is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the author of Herbal Remedies of the Lumbee Indians and Chicora and the Little People that reflect his Lumbee Indian heritage. Herbal Remedies of the Lumbee Indians details dozens of herbs the Lumbee have used for centuries to treat a variety of diseases from asthma to sprains.
Robert RedHawk Eldridge is of Sappony decent and a storyteller. He travels across the country sharing stories about his ancestors and Native American culture.
This program will be offered via Zoom Webinar. Links for accessing the program will be emailed to participants in the days leading up to the lecture.