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Seeds of Native Knowledge Grow in North Carolina

Amy Walker, an elder with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, collecting wild mushrooms.

The 57,000-acre piece of land within the Qualla Boundary is a rich ecosystem that 16,000 members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians call home.

The plants they grow and how they use them provides insight into their community, culture, and food, which many non-Native people have recently shown an increased interest in learning about. 

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