Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, “A hymn of love to the world.” —ELIZABETH GILBERT, Faithkeeper, Onondaga Nation and Indigenous Environmental Leader, Based on this book, we recommend you try…. ProQuest Ebook Central, . In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowing together to reveal what it means to see humans as “the younger brothers of creation.” As she explores these themes she circles toward a central argument: the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. We believe that literature has the potential to change the way we see the world. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses. In Braiding Sweetgrass , Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledg… (Milkweed Editions) Her 2013 book, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants , became a surprise bestseller. . Jump to navigation. Called the work of a mesmerizing storyteller with deep compassion and memorable prose (Publishers Weekly) ... Milkweed Editions. Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the hardcover special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall Kimmerer makes its way onto the Washington Post bestseller list at #9 in Paperback NonFiction! braiding sweetgrass | milkweed editions updated with a new introduction from robin wall kimmerer, the hardcover special edition of braiding sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of milkweed editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed: $18) 3. RECIPROCITY. I love it that much.”, “[Kimmerer] has given us a profound perspective of history, restoration, reciprocity, responsibility and hope. . She writes about the natural world from a place of such abundant passion that one can never quite see the world the same way after having seen it through Kimmerer’s eyes. She writes about the natural world from a place of such abundant passion that one can never quite see the world the same way after having seen it through Kimmerer’s eyes. She is a great teacher, and her words are a hymn of love to the world.”, “Robin Wall Kimmerer has written an extraordinary book, showing how the factual, objective approach of science can be enriched by the ancient knowledge of the indigenous people. Industrial societies lack the understanding of the interrelationships that bind all living things—this book fills that void. 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” (Elizabeth Gilbert). Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer moved me to actual tears." By Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions (October 15, 2013) What a wonderful find! The Fred Fox School of Music will host two visiting scholars, ecologist Robin Wall Kimmerer and composer Asha Srinivasan, as part of The Braiding Sweetgrass Project, an interdisciplinary effort led by oboist Sara Fraker. Happy new year to you and happy fortieth anniversary year to all of us here at Milkweed! Robin Wall Kimmerer has put the spiritual relationship that Chief Seattle called the ‘web of life’ into writing. From 'Witness to Rain' [essay], BRAIDING SWEETGRASS: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer, 2015 by Milkweed Editions. © 2016 Milkweed Editions. Classifications Library of Congress. For only when we can hear the languages of other beings will we be capable of understanding the generosity of the earth, and learn to give our own gifts in return. Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, a mother, and a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings—asters and goldenrod, strawberries and squash, salamanders, algae, and sweetgrass—offer us gifts and lessons, even if we’ve forgotten how to hear their voices. I could hand you a braid of sweetgrass, as thick and shining as the plait that hung down my grandmother’s back. ―Alexandra Kleeman, The Millions "In Braiding Sweetgrass , botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer tackles everything from sustainable agriculture to pond scum as a reflection of her Potawatomi heritage, which carries a stewardship 'which could not be taken by history: the knowing that we belonged to the land.' . . By Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions (October 15, 2013) What a wonderful find! Braiding Sweetgrass (Paperback). . We believe that literature has the potential to change the way we see the world. A Los Angeles Times Bestseller Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. ), $24 (320p) ISBN 978-1-57131-335-5. [Braiding Sweetgrass] is a coherent and compelling call for what [Kimmerer] describes as 'restorative reciprocity', an appreciation of gifts and the responsibilities that come with them, and how gratitude can be medicine for our sick, capitalistic world.”, “This stirring tribute to the natural world has gotten a dazzling makeover, plus a new introduction by the author, indigenous botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer.”, “Kimmerer draws on her own experiences as a botanist and an indigenous woman to meticulously craft this book of essays about the importance of nurturing ecological awareness and developing a relationship with the natural world.”, “[Kimmerer] weaves a beautiful narrative around the beauty of the natural world and the lessons it teaches us, which feels so important in these delicate times.”, “Botanist, professor of plant ecology, and Potawatomi woman Robin Wall Kimmerer merges her experiences within each of these identities and communities to explore nature through scientific, cultural, and philosophical lenses. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses. A sheaf of sweetgrass, bound at the end and divided into thirds, is ready to braid. Genre braiding sweetgrass. A New York Times Bestseller The book is about plants and botany as seen through Native American traditions and Western scientific traditions. I am reminded that the verb 'to be' can be thought of as 'to make world'; that we cannot separate ourselves from the matter of the rest of the world, and that each and every encounter changes us.”, “Kimmerer eloquently makes the case that by observing and celebrating our reciprocal relationship with the natural world, one can gain greater ecological consciousness.”, “With deep compassion and graceful prose, Robin Wall Kimmerer encourages readers to consider the ways that our lives and language weave through the natural world. As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. 2019 Fiction Winner; 2019 Non-Fiction Winner; Hackmatack … . A Food Tank Reading Recommendation for Fall 2020. The book is about the world of botany as described and explored through Native American traditions. - Alexandra Kleeman, The Millions "In Braiding Sweetgrass , botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer tackles everything from sustainable agriculture to pond scum as a reflection of her Potawatomi heritage, which carries a stewardship 'which could not be taken by history: the knowing that we belonged to the land.' The author was in the Bahamas, pursuing bonefish—one of the world’s most elusive creatures—when he had a life-changing encounter with David Pinder, a legendary bonefishing guide. Tickets available for both in-person and digital... 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Braiding Sweetgrass : Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, Milkweed Editions, 2013. . Book. As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. Braiding Sweetgrass Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants (Book) : Kimmerer, Robin Wall : "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. In a rich braid of reflections that range from the creation of Turtle Island to the forces that threaten its flourishing today, she circles toward a central argument: that the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. Milkweed Editions. She draws on her own heritage . All rights reserved. by Robin Wall Kimmerer Milkweed. Passionate about independent literature? Get Tickets. A Book Riot “Favorite Summer Read of 2020​” But no matter where she’s been... From cartographer Tim Robinson comes the second title in the Seedbank series, a breathtakingly intimate exploration of one beloved place’s geography, ecology, and history. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she takes 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. Milkweed Staff – 02/07/2017 We're proud to be part of the independent publishing community, promoting titles that breed independent minds, break the mold, and dare to be different. Air Date: Friday, November 29, 2013, 9:00am; Share: Listen Download. Sister Anne McCarthy. Governor General's Literary Awards. She urges readers to examine their relationship with the natural world, and open themselves up to the idea that plants and animals have valuable lessons to teach us.”, “The author’s 2013 book of essays on Native folkways concerning plants and their roles in human life is reissued here with new illustrations and design, a handsome production that well serves her engaging text, which will be of interest to readers schooled in the work of writers such as Wendell Berry, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Joy Harjo . Once we begin to … Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kimmerer, Robin Wall. That new moon ushers in our Anishinaabe new year—the Zizibaskwet Giizis, Maple Sugar Moon. This anthology gathers the collected wisdom of that community, from practical tips and suggestions to ruminations... Milkweed Editions is an independent publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. In 2012, Sarah Ruhl was a distinguished author and playwright, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Max Ritvo was an exuberant, opinionated, and highly gifted poet in remission from pediatric cancer. Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, a mother, and a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings—asters and goldenrod, strawberries and squash, salamanders, algae, and sweetgrass—offer us gifts and lessons, even if we’ve forgotten how to hear their voices. Braiding Sweetgrass. (800) 520-6455 www.milkweed.org Published 2013 by Milkweed Editions Printed in Canada ... Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines these two modes of awareness—the analytic and the Contents. Learning the Grammar of Animacy 48 Tending Sweetgrass Maple Sugar Moon 63 Witch Hazel 72 A Mother's Work 82 The Consolation of Water Lilies 98 Allegiance to Gratitude 105 … As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. She is a great teacher, and her words are a hymn of love to the world.”, “Robin Wall Kimmerer has written an extraordinary book, showing how the factual, objective approach of science can be enriched by the ancient knowledge of the indigenous people. As she explores these themes she circles toward a central argument: the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is a 2013 nonfiction book by Robin Wall Kimmerer and published by Milkweed. As she explores these themes she circles toward a central argument: the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. Milkweed (PGW, dist. Industrial societies lack the understanding of the interrelationships that bind all living things—this book fills that void. Thank you for your patience and understanding. As she explores these themes she circles toward a central argument: the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. ), $24 (320p) ISBN 978-1-57131-335-5 In Braiding Sweetgrass, she takes 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. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer moved me to actual tears.”, “In Braiding Sweetgrass, botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer tackles everything from sustainable agriculture to pond scum as a reflection of her Potawatomi heritage, which carries a stewardship ‘which could not be taken by history: the knowing that we belonged to the land.’ . Braiding Sweetgrass. Through Kimmerer, I have learned to be more present with plants, with mosses—to learn from and with them. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. DONATE NOW. A New York Times BestsellerA Washington Post BestsellerA Los Angeles Times BestsellerNamed a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary HubA Book Riot "Favorite Summer Read of 2020"A Food Tank Fall 2020 Reading Recommendation Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editio My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Simon & Schuster: $18) 4. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. I encourage one and all to read these instructions.”. Warning: These citations may not always be 100% accurate. Add a donation to support writers and their books! Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Robin Wall Kimmerer. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. pairing science with Indigenous principles and storytelling to advocate for a renewed connection between human beings and nature.”, “The gift of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s book is that she provides readers the ability to see a very common world in uncommon ways, or, rather, in ways that have been commonly held but have recently been largely discarded. 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” (Elizabeth Gilbert). BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall Kimmerer makes its way onto the Washington Post bestseller list at #9 in Paperback NonFiction! We could smell smoke but our home was not yet engulfed in flames. Milkweed Editions: Publication date: 08/11/2015: Pages: 408: Sales rank: 221: Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d) About the Author. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering … Created from ubc on 2020-11-30 19:25:29. This word is used frequently in Kimmerer's 32 essays, and it echoes in my heart and mind days "Paying attention acknowledges that we have something to learn from intelligences other than our own. . In Braiding Sweetgrass the author, Robin Wall Kimmerer, unites science and spirituality into a beautiful tapestry showing us our need for both science and spirit to survive on this earth — and for the Earth to survive us. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the hardcover special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. 612-215-2559. Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, “Celebrate Earth Day With These 7 Planet-Focused Books”, “21 Books that Will Put You in a Good Mood”, Rosaura Magaña, Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, BuzzFeed's “46 Books Our Favorite Indie Booksellers Were Grateful For This Year”, Faithkeeper, Onondaga Nation and Indigenous Environmental Leader, Based on this book, we recommend you try…. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants - Kindle edition by Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Web of Life: Weaving the Values That Sustain Us (Essays From the Author of Last Child in the Woods and Our Wild Calling) (Paperback) Richard Louv. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Milkweed Editions published a special hardback edition this year; it is a treasure that will stay in my personal library and will be passed down to family. . . For a full listing of Milkweed Editions supporters, please visit www.milkweed.org. All rights reserved. ️️ ️️ In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowing together to reveal what it means to see humans as "the younger brothers of creation." Her first book, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses , was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing, and her other work has appeared in Orion , Whole Terrain , and numerous scientific journals. This year of... Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass . She puts forth the notion that we ought to be interacting in such a way that the land should be thankful for the people.”, “Braiding Sweetgrass is instructive poetry. You can make a difference. Product description Review "Her book of wisdom, knowledge and teachings celebrates life that is both ordinary...and magical." She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. It is the way she captures beauty that I love the most—the images of giant cedars and wild strawberries, a forest in the rain and a meadow of fragrant sweetgrass will stay with you long after you read the last page.”, “With deep compassion and graceful prose, Robin Wall Kimmerer encourages readers to consider the ways that our lives and language weave through the natural world. From 'Witness to Rain' [essay], BRAIDING SWEETGRASS: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer, 2015 by Milkweed Editions. The book was published in 2013 by Milkweed Editions. Plants are not simply of the world, passively shaped by external forces—they are world-builders, and they make it possible for the rest of us to exist. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer moved me to actual tears." A Minneapolis Star Tribune “2020 Holiday Book Recommendation” ProQuest Ebook Central, . Minneapolis, Minnesota: Milkweed Editions, 2013. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2013. As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the hardcover special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. It is the way she captures beauty that I love the most—the images of giant cedars and wild strawberries, a forest in the rain and a meadow of fragrant sweetgrass will stay with you long after you read the last page.”, “Robin Wall Kimmerer opens a sense of wonder and humility for the intelligence in all kinds of life we are used to naming and imagining as inanimate.”, “Huge thanks to all the incredible women on Twitter who recommended I read Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Robin Wall Kimmerer. Kimmerer, Robin Wall, Braiding Sweetgrass. So I offer, in its place, a braid of stories meant to heal our relationship with the world. She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. This word is used frequently in Kimmerer's 32 essays, and it echoes in my heart and mind days "Paying attention acknowledges that we have something to learn from intelligences other than our own. There was guarded optimism for leadership on climate change and justice for land and people, human and … Donate $65 or more to also get a copy of the new special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass! I began writing Braiding Sweetgrass 1 in what seems, from this moment in the midst of a global pandemic and the upheavals it has generated, a more innocent time, when climate catastrophe was a hot glow on the horizon. Minneapolis, MN 55415 US. Add another edition? As any little girl with tight braids will tell you, you have to pull a bit. Founded nearly four decades ago by a group of young writers, the Loft has become our nation’s largest independent literary center. I began writing Braiding Sweetgrass 1 in what seems, from this moment in the midst of a global pandemic and the upheavals it has generated, a more innocent time, when climate catastrophe was a hot glow on the horizon. Braiding Sweetgrass. ePUB (Milkweed Editions) ... She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses. As indigenous scientists and allies, we endorse the March for Science and recognize that while Western Science is a powerful... MISHKOS KENOMAGWEN, THE TEACHINGS OF GRASS | BIONEERS, Robin Wall Kimmerer reading from BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Milkweed Editions, A Letter from Indigenous Scientists in Support of the March for Science. Robin Wall Kimmerer’s essay collection, “Braiding Sweetgrass,” is a perfect example of crowd-inspired traction. Happy new year to you and happy fortieth anniversary year to all of us here at Milkweed! But it is not mine to give, nor yours to take. In braiding sweetgrass—so that it is smooth, glossy, and worthy of the gift—a certain amount of tension is needed. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2013. by Robin Wall Kimmerer Milkweed. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Credit: milkweed.org) Braiding Sweetgrass. BRAIDING SWEETGRASS combines indigenous and scientific ways of understanding the world, from the 2005 John Burroughs Award winning author of GATHERING MOSS. In "Braiding Sweetgrass," Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowing together to reveal what it means to see humans as "the younger brothers of creation." Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is a 2013 nonfiction book written by Indigenous author Robin Wall Kimmerer and published by Milkweed. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a plant ecologist, mother, writer, and professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. More information about this seller | Contact this seller 4. With over 300,000 copies sold, Braiding Sweetgrass was one of the first Milkweed books I read, and it has been that for countless others. Passionate about independent literature? As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. Milkweed (PGW, dist. A Washington Post Bestseller It’s a book absorbed with the unfolding of the world to observant eyes—that sense of discovery that draws us in.”, “[R]emarkable, wise and potentially paradigm-shifting . Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 2013. Give a special ... Show your support of Milkweed with this beautiful Braiding Sweetgrass inspired tote! Robin Wall Kimmerer has put the spiritual relationship that Chief Seattle called the ‘web of life’ into writing. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Sister Anne McCarthy. Not in Library. Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. She puts forth the notion that we ought to be interacting in such a way that the land should be thankful for the people.”, “Caring for plants is important. Not because I haven't finished it, but because I find myself coming back to it for nourishment again and again.”, “Kimmerer's book is a beautiful blend of scientific knowledge and traditional wisdom that reads like poetry, testimony and essay, bringing hard facts about our dying natural world to surface, and with a gentle hand, she motivates and stirs something deep within us. Save your virtual seat. 1: BRAIDING SWEETGRASS: INDIGENOUS WISDOM, SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND THE TEACHINGS OF PLANTS (Milkweed Editions, $18). 168 Picking Sweetgrass sliver of moon hung in the deep-blue dark of early spring. A mesmerizing storyteller, she shares legends from her Potawatomi ancestors to illustrate the culture of gratitude in which we all should live.”, “Robin Wall Kimmerer opens a sense of wonder and humility for the intelligence in all kinds of life we are used to naming and imagining as inanimate.”, “The gift of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s book is that she provides readers the ability to see a very common world in uncommon ways, or, rather, in ways that have been commonly held but have recently been largely discarded. This is the story of their year bearing witness to wild places and a passionate argument for... From the Gulf Coast to Miami, and New York City to the Bay Area, climate change is changing the coastline of the United States in irrevocable ways. MLA Citation (style guide) Kimmerer, Robin Wall. This braid is woven from three strands: indigenous ways of In a rich braid of reflections that range from the creation of Turtle Island to the forces that threaten its flourishing today, she circles toward a central argument: that the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. . Today begins a new twist to this feature on books that sisters/oblates are reading. . Braiding Sweetgrass : Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, Milkweed Editions, 2013. MLA Citation. When a New Jersey native moves to Minnesota, she discovers a local food movement strong enough to survive the toughest winter. Seen through the eyes of a botanist and Native American, this non-fiction book asks many questions about botany, while looking to Native American traditions and Western science for the answers.”, “In this time of intense grief, Robin Wall Kimmerer’s work resonates with the wisdom of the entire plant world, its past and present and future. Give a special year-end donation today to invest in the writers and books of tomorrow ». A mesmerizing storyteller, she shares legends from her Potawatomi ancestors to illustrate the culture of gratitude in which we all should live.”, “Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer is just beautiful. Beautifully bound with a new cover featuring an engraving by Tony Drehfal, this edition includes a bookmark ribbon, a deckled edge, and five brilliantly colored illustrations by artist Nate Christopherson. Robin Wall Kimmerer reads an excerpt from her book BRAIDING SWEETGRASS entitled "Story Of Witch Hazel." 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