Robin Kimmerer

Botanist, professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Robin Wall Kimmerer is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. A SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology and the founder of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, Kimmerer has won the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing and a MacAurthur “genius” grant. Her research interests include the restoration of ecological communities, as well as the restoration of our relationships to land. She lives on an old farm in upstate New York, tending gardens both cultivated and wild.

Public Lecture

Land Justice: Engaging Indigenous Knowledge for Land Care

Tuesday, February 7, 6:30 PM

Orvis Auditorium
UH Mānoa Campus

Lead sponsor: Mānoa Center for the Humanities and Civic Engagement

Event Co-sponsors: Center for Pacific Island Studies, Hawaii Council for the Humanities, Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, Native Hawaiian Student Services, The Nature Conservancy Hawaiʻi and Palmyra

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