Harrison Village Library Catalog

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

by Kimmerer, Robin Wall,
Edition statement:Second hardcover edition. Published by : Milkweed Editions, (Minneapolis, Minnesota :) Physical details: xx, 382 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm ISBN:9781571311771 :; 1571311777 :. Year: 2020 List(s) this item appears in: Book Club Selections | "Friday Spotlight" Books
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-380).

Planting sweetgrass -- Tending sweetgrass -- Picking sweetgrass -- Braiding sweetgrass -- Burning sweetgrass -- Epilogue: Returning the gift.

"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.""-- Provided by publisher.

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