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Braiding Sweetgrass

This book is a fascinating blend of the history of the Potawatomi people and a guide to plants found naturally in North America. It is simultaneously an analysis of the devastating details of our...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2020 5:20 pm UTC

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Braiding Sweetgrass

Most chapters in Braiding Sweetgrass involve an anecdote from Kimmerer's personal and professional life in addition to a lesson that Kimmerer has learnt from another species. Some of the prominent...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2021 3:56 am UTC

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Braiding Sweetgrass

Kimmerer identifies many problems within Braiding Sweetgrass, the most pressing of which is our current climate crisis. Climate change is not only threatening human welfare and prosperity but is...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2021 3:16 am UTC

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Braiding Sweetgrass

Kimmerer uses many Indigenous myths throughout Braiding Sweetgrass, both in order to demonstrate the foundational philosophies of the Indigenous worldview and to reinforce themes such as gratitude,...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2021 3:36 am UTC

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