Members of the Whitman and Walla Walla communities are invited to a presentation by Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, at 5:30 pm on Thursday of this week, followed by a Q and A with the author.
Join us in Maxey Auditorium for the webinar or watch remotely via Zoom (see link below). To attend the event in Maxey, you must bring proof of vaccination and wear an N-95 or KN-95 mask.
Robin Wall Kimmerer, a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, will be addressing aspects of science crucial to Whitman’s “Climate Reckonings, Climate Justice” theme through the lens of her creative work. A mother, scientist, decorated 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 and Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses.
If you plan to watch remotely, you must register ahead of time at this link:
Please forward this invitation to interested members of the Walla Walla community.
Robin Wall Kimmerer’s presentation is sponsored by the Whitman College Visiting Writers Series and the Biology Department’s Rempel Lectureship, and is the final event of this year’s academic theme: Climate Reckonings, Climate Justice.