|Reference Source||Reference Type||Archival Data||Comments|
|Olds, J., Olds, D. and D. Tippman 1999||Use - Customs||
Sweet everlasting is mixed with tobacco for smoking.
|Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900||Use - Customs||
"The old Miamis use a mixture of dried, leaves of common everlasting Gnaphalium polycephalum, which the Weas call pä́wäkĭ́ki, and the Miamis pätsákĭ, odorous with tobacco and red cedar. They are dried and rubbed in the hands until a fine powder, and thrown to the manito [the Great Spirit]".
|Gonella, M.P 2003-2006||Use - Customs||
The living plant of sweet everlasting was placed at a Myaamia family grave site in Francis Slocum cemetary in Indiana.
|Jackson, J. 2002||Related Info||
The Yuchi of northeastern Oklahoma (originally from eastern Tennessee) use 'tsodasha' (common everlasting) for numerous purposes including a baby naming ritual, funerals, protection from malevolent spirits, etc. It is gathered when flowers and leaves are dry and often used with eastern cedar.