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    Title: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
    Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
    Publisher: Milkweed Editions
    Publication Date: 2013
    Genre: Non-fiction, Environmental Studies, Indigenous Studies
    Pages: 272
    ISBN: 1571313567

    “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” is a non-fiction book written by Robin Wall Kimmerer, a Potawatomi botanist and professor. The book explores the intersection of indigenous wisdom and scientific knowledge, highlighting the importance of reciprocity and gratitude in our relationship with the natural world. Through a series of essays, Kimmerer weaves together stories from her own life, traditional ecological knowledge, and scientific research to illustrate the interconnectedness of all living beings.

    The book is divided into five sections, each exploring a different aspect of the relationship between humans and the land. Kimmerer draws on her own experiences as a botanist and a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation to illustrate the importance of traditional ecological knowledge and the need for a more holistic approach to understanding the natural world.

    The book has received widespread acclaim for its unique blend of indigenous wisdom and scientific knowledge. It has been praised for its beautiful writing, insightful analysis, and powerful storytelling.

    The book has been praised by critics and readers alike for its thought-provoking exploration of the relationship between humans and the natural world. It has been recommended by many as a valuable resource for anyone interested in environmental studies, indigenous studies, or simply seeking a deeper understanding of the world around us.

    [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braiding_Sweetgrass
    [2] https://www.amazon.com/Braiding-Sweetgrass-Indigenous-Scientific-Knowledge/dp/1571313567
    [3] https://www.blinkist.com/en/books/braiding-sweetgrass-en
    [4] https://www.penguin.co.nz/books/braiding-sweetgrass-9780141991955