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Our collection specializes in Native American authors and topics, both historical and contemporary, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Click the link to the right to search the Library's collections of books, audio books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and documents. You can also use this link to log into your library account. (Contact us if you need assistance with log-in.)

 

Featured Books

Exercise for Frail Elders

Today's fitness leader not only needs training in leading a comprehensive exercise program but also needs an understanding of the limitations and special needs of those with illness, disability, chronic disorders, or a sedentary lifestyle. Exercise for Frail Eldersassists you in designing an exercise program as part of either a general recreation, wellness, restorative, or rehabilitation program. It is a practical reference for those instructors working with seniors, the frail elderly, and other special adult populations. This training guide will give program directors, administrators, and fitness leaders the tools they need to help frail elders and adults with special needs maintain or improve their level of functional fitness. Most older adults have special needs, and this guide will equip leaders to teach exercise to all older adults. Exercise for Frail Eldersoffers assistance with the inherent challenges in when working with older adults. At the same time, the text shows leaders how to promote a sense of fun and social connectedness in an exercise program. 

Native Plants, Native Healing

Traditional Muskogee Way. The Cherokee and Hitchiti author shares his knowledge of medicinal uses of plants and traditional Native root-doctoring techniques. Readers learn how to identify, honor, and select common wild plants and are given information about responsible harvesting versus cultivation. The author explains how to prepare liniments, lotions, oils, salves, teas, and tinctures, and recommends specific remedies for numerous ailments. A must for beginners as well as serious students of herbology. Indexed and illustrated and indexed by both plant name and medical topic. Tis Mal Crow had also worked internationally with indigenous healers and herbal groups to promote the medicinal uses of herbs and the conservation of the wild habitat needed to sustain the growth of medicinal herbs.

Making Plant Medicine

An herbal medicine making book and formulary with its roots in original herbalism designed for home medicine makers, herbal schools and small manufacturers.

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over 300 species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four colour photographs, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clear and reliable information on: Identification and safe use of the plants; Appearance, habitats, collecting methods, and storage; Therapeutic uses, constituents, and preparations; Potential toxicities and medical contraindications; Tea-making, tincturing, and salve making.'

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Spotlight!

Monday, Monday

The Tribal Library and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11, for Jamestown Recognition Day and Monday, Feb. 18, for President's Day. 

 

Newsflash!

Are you tired of surfing through internet websites looking for the real news? Do you reach your monthly limit of Seattle Times articles long before the month is up? Would you like access to almost 11,000 newspapers, radio and television programs from around the world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we have a solution! With a few mouse clicks you can have access to Newsbank through the library website. You can find transcripts from television news programs like 60 minutes and 48 hours, or from local channels like KOMO 4 Seattle-Tacoma. If you were listening to Hidden Brain on NPR in the car and didn’t get to hear the end of story, you can find it on Newsbank with a simple search. It’s also easy to create an alert on topics of interest and send them directly to your email box.

Call or email us for a user name and password then you can click on the Research tab and in the box on the right, just below Library Catalog search, you will find NewsBank. You only need to enter the username and password once, and you can access Newsbank anytime thereafter.

Broaden your horizons with news from around the world or around the neighborhood. Happy reading!

 

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Call us: 360-681-4632
Email us: library@jamestowntribe.org
Physical Address:

1070 Old Blyn Hwy
Sequim, WA 98382

Mailing Address:

1033 Old Blyn Hwy
Sequim, WA 98382

Library Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday

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Physical Address:
1070 Old Blyn Hwy, Sequim, WA

Mailing Address:
1033 Old Blyn Hwy, Sequim, WA  98382

Phone: 360-681-4632

Email:  library@jamestowntribe.org

Website: library.jamestowntribe.org

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