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Author : Robin Wall Kimmerer Pages : pages Publisher : Tantor Audio Language : ISBN-10 : 1515955907 ISBN-13 : 9781515955 900

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants As a bot ani st and pro fess or of pla nt ecol ogy , Rob in Wal


l Kim mer er has spe nt a car eer lear nin g ho w to ask que stio ns of nat ure usi ng the tool s of scie nce . As a Pot aw ato mi wo ma n, she lear ned fro


m eld ers, fam ily, and hist ory tha t the Pot aw ato mi, as well as a maj orit y of oth er cult ure s indi gen ous to this lan d, con sid er pla nts and ani mal


s to be our old est tea che rs. In Brai din g Sw eet gra ss, Kim mer er brin gs the se two len ses of kno win g tog eth er to rev eal wh at it me ans to


see hu ma ns as "th e you nge r bro the rs of cre atio n." As she exp lore s the se the me s, she circ les tow ard a cen tral arg um ent : The aw ake


nin g of a wid er ecol ogi cal con scio usn ess req uire s the ack no wle dge me nt and cele bra tion of our reci pro cal rela tion shi p wit h the wor ld. Onc e


we beg in to list en for the lan gua ges of oth er bei ngs , we can beg in to und erst and the inn um era ble lifegivi ng gift s the wor ld pro vid es us


and lear n to offe r our tha nks , our car e, and our ow n gift s in ret urn . Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants  

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants  

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