Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
In this engaging resource the author, an Indigenous botanist, explains that all living things provide people with gifts and lessons. She encourages readers to listen to the Earth’s oldest teachers, namely the plants, animals, and environment surrounding us, to gain a deeper understanding of the natural world and awaken an ecological consciousness. The author examines the relationship between traditional knowledge and scientific knowledge and how they can work together and encourages students to support the well-being of self, community, and the land. Can be used in whole or in part to support First Nations studies, and Science and Social Studies curricula.