Resources and passages gathered during a university wide study group, engaging with Robin Wall Kimmerer’s bestselling book, Braiding Sweetgrass/ Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, led by teaching fellow Mimi Gellman.
"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."-- Provided by publisher.