An Evening with the Author of Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer

oin us for a memorable evening with the award-winning author of Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is about alternative forms of Indigenous knowledge outside of traditional scientific methodologies. The book reframes the relationship between land and humans by exploring themes of reciprocity. Braiding Sweetgrass focuses on plants and botany as seen through Native American traditions and Western scientific traditions. The book received largely positive reviews, appearing on several bestseller lists. Professor Kimmerer is known for her scholarship on traditional ecological knowledge, ethnobotany, and moss ecology.

This event is co-hosted by the Gonzaga Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment, the Gonzaga School of Leadership Studies, and the Gonzaga Native American Studies Department.