|Reference Source||Reference Type||Archival Data||Comments|
|Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895||Use - Medicinal||
"A decoction was made from it by these [Myaamia] Indians."
|Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895||Use - Food||
Box elder (shishikwä́ksi) makes poor sugar.
|Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991||Habitat||
Occurs on moist, especially alluvial soils throughout eastern and western Myaamia lands
|Rafert, S. 1989||Use - Medicinal||
A medicinal plant, not used by Lamoine or others he knew, but talked about. "Used in the case of wounds, or something like that".
|Anonymous 1724||Use - Medicinal||
"The root and bark of elder for a person falling in his limbs; it is necessary to boil it and to put it in a little bit of soup, drinking about a pint" ("De la racine et Ecois de Sureau pour une personae perelus de ses members, il faut la faire bouiller et y mettre un peu de potage, en boire environ chopine").
|This source describes indigenous customs from upper Midwest, probably including some of the Miami-Illlinois tribal groups. – Michael Gonella|