KU Common Book 2020-2021: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants: Getting Started: About the Author

KU Common Book

Robin Wall Kimmerer

KU Libraries staff have created this guide as a learning and teaching tool in alliance with the 2020-2021 KU Common Book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Botanist, (Citizen Band Potawatomi Nation)


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