Published Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2013. Or call 1-800-MY-APPLE. Home Arts and Entertainment “Braiding Sweetgrass” author and professor Robin Kimmerer delivers virtual lecture for Carleton. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering … A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Bestseller Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. As any little girl with tight braids will tell you, you have to pull a bit. Author Kimmerer, Robin Wall. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two ways of knowledge together. In braiding sweetgrass—so that it is smooth, glossy, and worthy of the gift—a certain amount of tension is needed. She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of … About the Author . Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Robin Wall Kimmerer is the author of "Gathering Moss" and the new book " Braiding Sweetgrass". Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Format Book Edition First edition. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering … About the Author Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Braiding Sweetgrass discusses the precious relationship between nature and humans. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 May 2016. Description x, 390 pages ; 23 cm Notes Subtitle from dust jacket. 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 Mosses. Facebook. 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 Mosses.She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of … The Big Takeaways: The author was raised on a Native American reserve and thus was exposed to two completely different societies. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants, which has earned Kimmerer wide acclaim. 195 talking about this. 15 people found this helpful. The gratitude for Mother Earth that she conveyed so poetically touched me so deeply. About the Author 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 Mosses. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer moved me to actual tears -- Alexandra Kleeman, THE MILLIONS With deep compassion and graceful prose, Robin Wall Kimmerer encourages readers to consid er the ways that our lives and language weave through the natural world. Read more. Report abuse. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer, braids strands of indigenous ways of knowing, scientific knowledge, and an Anishinabekwe scientist’s hope to bring together in ways to serve the earth through essays that create a richly textured whole. She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching … angela maves. Written in 2013, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is a book by Robin Wall Kimmerer, a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, that examines modern botany and environmentalism through the lens of the traditions and cultures of the indigenous peoples of North America.. Robin Wall Kimmerer’s essay collection, “Braiding Sweetgrass,” is a perfect example of crowd-inspired traction. 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