Robin Wall Kimmerer

Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, plant ecologist, writer and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. She serves as the founding Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared goals of sustainability. Her research interests include the role of traditional ecological knowledge in ecological restoration and the ecology of mosses. In collaboration with tribal partners, she and her students have an active research program in the ecology and restoration of plants of cultural significance to Native people. She is active in efforts to broaden access to environmental science education for Native students, and to create new models for integration of indigenous philosophy and scientific tools on behalf of land and culture. She is engaged in programs which introduce the benefits of traditional ecological knowledge to the scientific community, in a way that respects and protects indigenous knowledge.

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Adapted for young adults by Monique Gray Smith...

Book | By Robin Wall Kimmerer, Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt | For Youth | From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
Tagged as: Nature

In a world of scarcity, interconnection and mutual aid become critical for survival.

Reading | By Robin Wall Kimmerer | May 19, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Abundance, Caring, Earth, Earth-Centered, Interdependence, Nature

Cultures of gratitude must also be cultures of reciprocity.

Reading | By Robin Wall Kimmerer | May 19, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 6th Principle (World Community), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Indigenous American, Interdependence, Relationships, Responsibility, WorshipWeb, Worship

Respect one another, support one another, bring your gift to the world and receive the gifts of others, and there will be enough for all.

Reading | By Robin Wall Kimmerer | May 17, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Abundance, Earth, Earth-Centered, Indigenous American, Interdependence, Nature, WorshipWeb, Worship

Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub...

Book | By Robin Wall Kimmerer | From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
Tagged as: Personal Inspiration

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