Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Humanities Perspectives Book Group: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Join us for a virtual discussion of the book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer, led by facilitator Damian Costello.  "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise.""--provided by the publisher.


Damian Costello received his Ph.D. in theological studies from the University of Dayton and specializes in the intersection of Catholic theology, Indigenous spiritual traditions, and colonial history.


Copies of the book are available at the reference desk and will be yours to keep.


Registration is required so we can send you the Zoom link for this program.

This program is made possible by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities.

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