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Braiding sweetgrass : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants

Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Robin Wall Kimmerer; Robin Wall Kimmerer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Wall Kimmerer
ISBN: 9781571311771 1571311777
OCLC Number: 1143651514
Description: xx, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Planting sweetgrass --
Tending sweetgrass --
Picking sweetgrass --
Braiding sweetgrass --
Burning sweetgrass --
Epilogue: Returning the gift.
Responsibility: Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Abstract:

"As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise.""--

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