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Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Use - Food 

In the traditional story of Young Thunder William Pekongah describes the crops he had growing on his land 160 acres of reserve in central Indiana. "There I planted corn, wheat, potatoes, peas, tobacco, beans, apple trees, pumpkins, watermelons, cucumbers, onions, hay, straw, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, currants, turnips, tomatoes, pawpaws, cherries, strawberries, plums, blackhaws, peaches, walnut trees, pecans, hickory nuts, barley and rye."

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Use - Food 

The word meekwaaki refers to the cultivated turnip, whereas wiihkapayiihsia refers to the wild plant and tuber called Indian turnip, Arisaema triphyllum.

Anonymous 1837 Use - Food 

Turnip mentioned

Kerr, J. 1835 Use - Food 

"mυqokeυ, turnip"

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Related Sources  
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Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

"Weas and Peorias and some Miamis say mäkwákĭ"