Water Potato Day Tour set for Tuesday, Oct. 23
WORLEY, Idaho (Oct. 17, 2018) – With winter nearing,water potatoes have hit peak ripeness and are prepared for harvest, a longstanding tradition for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and a single the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Organic Sources Division continues now. The public is invited to join the Tribe on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Hawley’s Landing in Heyburn State Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a day of household-friendly harvesting and education.
Attendees will get their hands dirty digging via the mud for water potatoes, love regular storytelling and a nature stroll. Educational stations will also introduce guests to native foods and language, the value of beavers and dams, regular tools and hide tanning.
The water potato, or sqigwts as it is identified in the Coeur d’Alene language, was a considerable meals supply for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe historically as it was the final harvested resource ahead of winter set in and regional vegetation fell dormant. Members of the Tribe would wade via the mud of the shoreline, dig up the roots in massive quantities and dry them to sustain the neighborhood via the winter months.
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