kinnikinnick

Learn about an important ceremonial plant of the Northern Cheyenne. Since it grows close to the ground, you have to already know where it lives to be able to harvest it even in winter.

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Kinnikinnick was used for ceremonies and harvested throughout the year.

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kinnikinnick

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Grows on vines (0:40)
Harvesting and preparation (1:18-3:33)