Speaker: Robin Wall Kimmerer

Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, grandmother, and an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is currently a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology and Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the State University of New York, Syracuse. From her personal knowledge of the natural world and Indigenous intimate connections with all that exists, Wall Kimmerer shows us that the Earth has bestowed on us all that we need to live. The imperative of reciprocity calls on us humans to honor our responsibility by giving to the Earth as it has given to us. Join us in discovering how Braiding Sweetgrass teaches us to honor our gifts by opening our eyes to new ways of relating to and living in communion with all of creation.

Braiding Sweetgrass

At the suggestion of Sandi and Donn Erickson, our Fellowship book discussion group read and were captivated by Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Individually and collectively we were enriched by the author’s deep knowledge of … read more.