Braiding sweetgrass : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants
—Kimmerer, Robin Wall, author.
Book
2013
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As a leading researcher in the field of biology, Robin Wall Kimmerer understands the delicate state of our world. But as an active member of the Potawatomi nation, she senses and relates to the world through a way of knowing far older than any science. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines these two modes of awareness--the analytic and the emotional, the scientific and the cultural--to ultimately reveal a path toward healing the rift that grows between people and nature. The woven essays that construct this book bring people back into conversation with all that is green and growing; a universe that never stopped speaking to us, even when we forgot how to listen.

Item Details
Subjects:
Botany -- Philosophy.
Ethnoecology.
Human ecology -- Philosophy.
Human-plant relationships.
Indian philosophy.
Kimmerer, Robin Wall.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Philosophy of nature.
Potawatomi Indians -- Biography.
Potawatomi Indians -- Social life and customs.
Genre:
Biographies.
ISBN:
9781571313560
9781571313355
9781571311771
1571313567
1571313354
1571311777
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
x, 390 pages ; 23 cm
Notes:
Publisher, pagination and printing dates may vary.
Indigenous content.
Contents:
Planting Sweetgrass
Skywoman Falling
The Pecan Grove
An Offering
The Gift of Strawberries
Asters and Goldenrod
Learning the Grammar of Animacy
Tending Sweetgrass
Maple Sugar Moon
Witch Hazel
The Water Net
The Condolence of Water Lilies
Allegiance to Gratitude
Picking Sweetgrass
Epiphany in the Beans
The Three Sisters
Wisgaak Gokpenagen : a Black Ash basket
Mishkos Kenomagwen : the Teachings of Grass
Maple Nation : a Citizenship Guide
The Honorable Harvest
Braiding Sweetgrass
In the Footsteps of Nanabozho : Becoming Indigenous to Place
The Sound of Silverbells
Sitting in a Circle
Burning Cascade Head
Putting Down Roots
Umbilicaria : the bellybutton of the World
Old Growth Children
Witness to the Rain
Burning Sweetgrass
Windigo Footprints
The Sacred and the Superfund
Collateral Damage
People of Corn, People of Light
Shkitagen : People of the Seventh Fire
Defeating Windigo
Epilogue: Returning the Gift.
LCCN:
2013012563
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