Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

by Robin Wall Kimmerer


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  • Three Sisters Methodology

    Life lives along sides beneficially. Planting corn takes nitrogen from the soil, planting beans that grow up the corn stalk replenishes that nitrogen. All life can work like that. We can identify symbiotic relationships, learn from them, foster them, and encourage them.

  • Reciprocity

    A major action that we are lacking is reciprocating when we take from the Earth. It’s only in recent years that logging companies started planting trees after deforesting hundreds of thousands of acres. We left enormous scars in beautiful mountains from mining their resources, but we leave nothing i

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    The environmental crisis is the biggest threat to the world today. It's no secret that humanity's impact on the planet can sometimes be fatal. Climate change, water shortages, pollution, and deforestation are hurting animal populations and destroying biomes every day. However, there are still ways t

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