Entry Detail

Coffea arabica L.
coffee


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Coffea arabica L.
Common Name:  
coffee
Myaamia Name:  
kociihsaapowi
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Rafert, S. 1989 Use - Food 

"They [the Myaamia] took to coffee like a duck to water when it became introduced to them. But in their earlier days, their primitive days, they didn't know coffee. The only drink they had of that type would have been sassafras or spicebush".

Botanical Sources  
No sources entered.
Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Wheeler-Voegelin, E. 1944  

Myaamia word for coffee is from kocisa, meaning bean, and poi, meaning tea.

Gonella, M.P 2003-2006  

Coffee was traded in Myaamia lands