Braiding Sweetgrass

“Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants”
by Robin Wall Kimmerer

A Field Memorial Library resource page on our 2020 Libraries in the Woods community read of Braiding Sweetgrass

Why is the world so beautiful? An Indigenous botanist on the spirit of life in everything. This link is to an article and an interview on the CBC radio program Tapestry. Dr. Kimmerer discusses the meaning of recent discoveries of water on the moon and many other topics.

Click here to register at the UMass Amherst site where you can request the link to Dr. Kimmerer’s talk of September 30, 2020.

Click here to view the talk and the interview

Want to dive deeper into contemporary botanical science? Here is a link to a Podcast episode of “In Defense of Plants” on botanical chemistry.

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