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Braiding Sweetgrass

Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

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ISBN/EAN: 9780141991955
Sprache: Englisch
Umfang: X, 390 S.
Format (T/L/B): 2.3 x 19.8 x 13 cm
Einband: Paperback

Beschreibung

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 ways of knowledge together. 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.