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6 edition of Sweetgrass II found in the catalog.

Sweetgrass II

by Wayne Keon

  • 233 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Mercury Pr .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11444909M
ISBN 100920544789
ISBN 109780920544785

Braiding Sweetgrass - A Book Review. This book review was originally published in Vermont SWEEP newsletter, Fall/Winter Every great once in a while, I find a new trail to walk or a beautiful piece of art that stokes the fire of my passion for my work as an environmental educator. Other contenders included the blockbuster World War II hero tale, “Unbroken,” by Laura Hillenbrand, so LeGarde reserved her hopes. But this fall, at a reading for Grover’s new novel, “The Road Back to Sweetgrass,” a surprise guest stood up in the audience.

  Jan Hudson, a Canadian author of historical fiction, wrote two novels, Sweetgrass and Dawn Rider, both of which exemplify her interest in "social anthropology—the little things that make up most people's lives," as she stated in a Publishers Weekly interview with Bella Stander. She conveyed these details by using the history of the Blackfoot Nation as her : Penguin Young Readers Group. Jan Hudson, a Canadian author of historical fiction, wrote only two novels during her short life. She died at the age of thirty-six in of respiratory failure due to viral pneumonia. However, she left a lasting message for young girls about overcoming adversity to find their true place in the world/5.

Braiding sweetgrass: indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants / Robin Wall Kimmerer. "An inspired weaving of indigenous knowledge, plant science, and personal narrative from a distinguished professor of science and a Native American whose previous book, Gathering Moss, was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for. Find books like Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants from the world’s largest community of readers.


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Sharing a tale of the Union soldiers in the midst of the Civil War, Sweetgrass: Book II remembers them for their bravery and communicates a triumph of the : Sweetgrass: Book II: Crimson by Patricia Ann Kuess.

Overview - When Johnathan Traver joined the Union Army in October ofhe imagined a glorious and noble death awash in crimson. Eight months later, a survivor of Shiloh, Johnathan is still alive, serving as a master sergeant.

To the dismay of his superiors, he makes it his mission to. Sweetgrass is 15, the oldest unmarried girl in the Blackfoot Tribe. She wants her father to choose Eagle-Sun, a brilliant young warrior, but he keeps putting her off as too young to marry. Sweetgrass struggles to please her father through the winter, but she must grow up quickly when a smallpox epidemic hits her tribe and she is the only one /5.

Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area—is in trouble.

Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding properties. And the Blakelys could be forced to sell the one thing that /5(). Sharing a tale of the Union soldiers in the midst of the Civil War, Sweetgrass: Book II remembers them for their bravery and communicates a triumph of the spirit.

Product Identifiers Publisher. Light read with a typical Lowcountry story. Good vacation book. The great thing about Mary Alice Monroe's books is learning about Lowcountry history and nature. From the obvious sweetgrass lesson you will learn about sweetgrass basket sewing, the local bottle nose dolphins and a bit of Charleston history/5.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central/5(). I discovered 'Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants' by Robin Wall Kimmerer years back through a friend's recommendation.

I finally got around to reading it last week. I thought 'Braiding Sweetgrass' was one whole book. But while reading it, I realized that it is a collection of essays/5. Preview of Sweetgrass Summary: Although Sweetgrass is historical fiction, its storyline is one that is most familiar to contemporary readers, for it is simultaneously a love story and a coming-ofage story.

At fifteen, Sweetgrass believes that she is more than old enough to marry. Praise for Sweetgrass An ALA Notable Book, Booklist Editors’ Choice, and winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award “In a colorful, lyrical style evoking all the sense, Sweetgrass tells, with strength and tenderness, a dramatic story.”—Kirkus Reviews (pointer review) "Powerfully written."—Publishers Weekly/5(8).

Native American Authors: Browsing by Book Title Sweetgrass II: poems by Wayne Keon. Keon, Wayne. Sweetgrass II: poems Stratford, Ont.: Mercury Press,   Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants Paperback – Aug 21 by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Author) out of 5 stars ratings.

#1 Best Seller in Outdoors & Nature Reference. See all 6 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged/5(K). Sweetgrass Summary. Although Sweetgrass is historical fiction, its storyline is one that is most familiar to contemporary readers, for it is simultaneously a love story and a coming-ofage story.

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Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of 5/5(4).

Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area—is in trouble. Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding : MIRA Books. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she takes 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.

She is a great teacher, and her words are a hymn of love to the world.” Elizabeth Gilbert “Robin Wall Kimmerer has written an extraordinary book, showing how the factual, objective.

Sweetgrass, a year-old Blackfoot girl, longs to be married like the other girls her age, and she has a young warrior in mind, Eagle-Sun. Being the oldest unmarried girl in her Blackfoot tribe is misery for Sweetgrass, but her father feels she's not ready for the hard work and responsibility that come with being a Native American wife.

Then, during the cold. Sweetgrass Basket by Marlene Carvell is a heartbreakingly tragic, yet uniquely and beautifully done novel told entirely through prose poetry. The novel follows the experience of two Mohawk sisters as they are sent to the off-reservation Carlisle Indian Industrial School in southern Pennsylvania/5(71).Sweetgrass or Sweet Grass (Hierochlöe odorata) Seed stalk, life-size, very important for positive identification.

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY of SWEETGRASS is a winter-hardy aromatic perennial grass, normally found growing in rich, moist soil from Alaska to Newfoundland in full sun, and is also native to northern Europe.

The peoples of both Europe and North America independently consider this.In Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines these two modes of awareness—the analytic and the emotional, the scientific and the cultural—to ultimately reveal a path toward healing the rift that grows between people and nature.

The woven essays that construct this book .