Eastern Injuns used tobacc in those calumets (pipes), some in the west added other things and called it Kinnikinnick.
#6 | POSTED BY CORKY AT 2014-12-12 11:53 AM | REPLY | FLAG:NO CIGAR FOR YOU
No even close Cork.
Kinnikinnik is from the Algonquian peoples who lived on he East Coast (Mohicans, Delawares) through the Great Lakes (Winnebago, Cree, Ojibway) to the Dakotas. (Ojibway) In fact I think it is a Delaware word for mixture.
It is comprised a various grasses, barks, musk oils, fats... some intoxicating some aromatic...
You might a been smoking something from the Pacific Northwest when you heard your story.
A card carrying Ojibway.
P. S. Cannibus originated in the Asia(s) China, Persian, India etc.... however I don't think it made it over Beringia so it comes from a different set of "injuns".
California Natives licked the backs of toads, ate ants or smoked jimsom weed to get high.
In texas Peyote is now endangered species from over harvesting.