On today's show, we interview Dr. Robin Kimmerer. She's our major professor in the Sowing Synergy Program, she's an amazing botanist and the author of Braiding Sweetgrass, and she's also written numerous articles about traditional ecological knowledge. Robin shares all sorts of interesting stories with us. She talks about her childhood, important mentors, and her journey as an Indigenous scientist. Enjoy!
In this episode, Dr. Kimmerer shares things like:
- One of her favorite memories and her connection to plants
- The role of culture and education in her life
- Shifts in her thinking and reaching out to mentors
- Restoration ecology and learning from plants
- Ecological, Biocultural, and Reciprocal Restoration
- Science paradigms and value systems
- Robin's tips for being Indigenous in the modern world
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