Let’s Talk Sassafras: A Cane River Lunch and Learn Series


Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA), will host a lunch and learn lecture entitled, “Sassafras: A Discussion on the Traditional Uses of the Ethnobotanical Resource” Friday, Nov. 4 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Grand Ecore Visitor Center.
Best known for its use as gumbo filé, sassafras is moreover a medicine plant used first by American Indians and subsequently by Cajun, Creole, African American, and Anglo folk doctors. Join lecturers Dustin Fuqua and Oswald Colson at the Grand Ecore Visitor center as they discuss the traditional uses of the ethnobotanical resource sassafras.

Lunch will be provided. The lecture is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to Steven Fullen at sfullen@canerivernha.org or at 318-356-5555.