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6 edition of Sweetgrass found in the catalog.

Sweetgrass

by Mary Alice Monroe

  • 347 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by MIRA in Don Mills, Ontario .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plantations -- South Carolina -- Fiction,
  • Rural families -- South Carolina -- Fiction,
  • Families -- Fiction,
  • Housing development -- Fiction,
  • Environmentalists -- Fiction,
  • South Carolina -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Alice Monroe.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2462 vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination441 p. ;
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23604898M
    ISBN 100778323064
    ISBN 109780778323068
    LC Control Number2006584081

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Sep 22,  · Sweetgrass [Mary Alice Monroe] SC Book Festival Award, and the International Fiction Award for Green Fiction. An active conservationist, she lives in the lowcountry of South Carolina where she is at work on her next novel. Visit her at flatmountaingirls.com and on Facebook/5(). Braiding Sweetgrass - A Book Review.

This book review was originally published in Vermont SWEEP newsletter, Fall/Winter Every great once in a while, I find a new trail to walk or a beautiful piece of art that stokes the fire of my passion for my work as an environmental educator. The Sweetgrass Difference. We guide you through the process to determine your needs and develop a personalized pricing list.

You can elect to have us provide printing services only, or you can select from a range of editorial and production services. You control the book design. Aug 11,  · Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of flatmountaingirls.com lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of 5/5. “Braiding Sweetgrass is instructive poetry.

Robin Wall Kimmerer has put the spiritual relationship that Chief Seattle called the ‘web of life’ into writing. Industrial societies lack the understanding of the interrelationships that bind all living things—this book fills that void. The title of the book is "Braiding Sweetgrass," and braiding is what Robin Wall Kimmerer does, weaving her strands of biology professor, mother and Potawatomi woman.

Braiding Sweetgrass. Braiding Sweetgrass 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.

The book begins with the story of Skywoman, whose arrival on earth brought the first plants, including sweetgrass. As a scientist, the author teaches Skywoman’s story to guide her students to a sustainable future, one informed by the past.

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See actions taken by Followers: Apr 27,  · Sweetgrass was a wonderful book that I could barely tolerate putting down. If I did not have other obligations, I would have read from cover to cover without stopping.

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Her first book, it incorporated her experience as a plant ecologist and her understanding of traditional knowledge about nature. Her second book, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, received the Sigurd F.

Olson Nature Writing flatmountaingirls.com mater: University of Wisconsin-Madison. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Robin Wall Kimmerer. Milkweed (PGW, dist.), $24 (p) ISBN The words of this book are in alignment with my values and it brings me hope to know others feel as I do.

It is a good reminder to practice gratitude, do more for the planet and its teachers, and to not give into despair regarding the plight of humanity and the planet. What was one of the most memorable moments of Braiding Sweetgrass.

Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Sweetgrass book by Mary Alice Monroe. Mama June and preston Blakely's lifelong dream has been to hold on to the acres of land-all that is left of the family's plantation.

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This study guide contains the following sections. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is a nonfiction book by Robin Wall Kimmerer and published by flatmountaingirls.com book is about plants and botany as seen both through Western scientific traditions and Native American traditions.

The book received largely positive reviews.Nov 03,  · In indigenous stories, sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata in Latin; wiingaashk in Anishinabemowin) was one of the first plants to grow on the earth.

The chapters in this book fall into sections based on the ways indigenous people interact with sweetgrass: planting, tending, picking, braiding, and burning.In the summer ofSweetgrass, a Blackfoot girl with a lively mind, restlessly awaits permission to marry.

Because her father is a man of means and is fond of her, she can reasonably presume that.