Braiding sweetgrass
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Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2013.
Edition
First edition.
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x, 390 pages ; 23 cm
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Rapid City Public Library - Nature - Adult
NATURE 305.897 KIM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-388).
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As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, the author has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to the Americas, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In this book, she brings these two lenses of knowing together to reveal what it means to see humans as "the younger brothers of creation." As she explores these themes, she circles toward a central argument: the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgement and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the world. Once we begin to listen for the languages of other beings, we can begin to understand the innumerable life-giving gifts the world provides us and learn to offer our thanks, our care, and our own gifts in return. -- Description from back cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kimmerer, R. W. (2013). Braiding sweetgrass (First edition.). Milkweed Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kimmerer, Robin Wall. 2013. Braiding Sweetgrass. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Milkweed Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass Minneapolis, Minnesota: Milkweed Editions, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass First edition., Milkweed Editions, 2013.

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