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Braiding Sweetgrass

Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Robin Wall Kimmerer

Called the work of "a mesmerizing storyteller with deep compassion and memorable prose" (Publishers Weekly) and the book that, "anyone interested in natural history, botany, protecting nature, or Native American culture will love," by Library Journal, Braiding Sweetgrass is poised to be a classic of nature writing. As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmere...
Publish Date
2015
August 11
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
4.6
ISBN
9781571313560
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Mar 22, 2021
Beautiful book.      source
May 23, 2020
Her books Gathering Moss and Braiding Sweetgrass are two of my favorites. If you haven’t, definitely pick them up.      source
Jan 07, 2020
Yeah that's because most of those books are actually just sanctimonious classists pretending they're trying to fix problems. That's why they're depressing If you want a book that's actually about moving forward, "Braiding Sweetgrass" is FANTASTIC.      source
Nov 30, 2020
@nickisnpdx @nickdawson @ShereeseMayMba @megan_janas @Mehdiyac @BrennenHodge @clayforsberg @DrDixonFtW @BrianSachs @mass_marion @JoeBabaian @FennerMichelle @MartyMakary @misterchambo @NextSkinHealth @jamcbride @MatthewRehrl @Dan_Jeffries1 @shaylynromney The book was like one giant, beautiful poem. Hard to describe without reading the book. Great commentary on how our linear, extractive, silo’ed economy fails in comparison to the regenerative, circular, reciprocity-based model that has been timeless. Her metaphors are unreal.      source