Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Maui Arts and Cultrual Center
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke Theatre
On Friday, April 5th, 2019, The Merwin Conservancy hosted an intimate evening in The Green Room with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, a plant ecologist, writer, professor, enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and founding director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Her research interests include the role of traditional ecological knowledge in ecological restoration and the ecology of mosses. She is the author of ‘Gathering Moss’, which incorporates both traditional indigenous knowledge and scientific perspectives and was awarded the prestigious John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing in 2005. Her latest book. ‘Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants’ was released in 2013 and was awarded the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.
Made possible with the support of FIM Group and the Atherton Family Foundation.
Photos by Bryan Berkowitz