Wednesday, June 10, 2009
June 9, 2009
Arrowleaf Blsamroot. Nearly knee high with large yellow flowers. A favorite food for Elk. Indians also utilized this plant by digging up the roots and either drying them out and grinding them into a flour for some type of a bread or by boiling them as a potato type food.
Just to our right is the location of the famous Lookingbill Site where Anthropologists dug up a large area of an encampment and or butchering site that produced a lot of artifacts and information on the Sheepeater culture. A remote indian peoples that were probably Shoshone or at least with the advent of the white man became assimilated into that tribe