In this week’s discussion of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass we consider the power of language to affirm a thing’s existence and the tragedy of a language’s loss.
Robin Wall Kimmerer asks, “Can we agree to be grateful for all that is given?” Ask yourself: Who is my “we”? Then, try these 5 great ideas for creating more gratitude, together.
In the context of the study of plants, author and scientist Robin Wall Kimmerer learned to see the relationships joining us to the natural world. Our discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass continues.
We’re discussing Robin Wall Kimmerer’s rich and thoughtful Braiding Sweetgrass this month. Today, we consider the communal gifts of the earth and remembering, but not before doing a little yoga.
Enjoy this selection from Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer, courtesy of Milkweed Editions.
Join us on January 16 as we begin a new book club discussion over Robin Wall Kimmerer’s tender, awakening, ‘Braiding Sweetgrass.’