Braiding Sweetgrass

Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
ISBN: 1571318712
Size: 48.12 MB
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Called the work of "a mesmerizing storyteller with deep compassion and memorable prose" (Publishers Weekly) and the book that, "anyone interested in natural history, botany, protecting nature, or Native American culture will love," by ...

Das Geheime Leben Der B Ume

Author: Peter Wohlleben
Publisher: Ludwig
ISBN: 3641114004
Size: 58.97 MB
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Bäume, die Empfindungen haben, Gefühle, ein Gedächtnis. Unglaublich? Aber wahr! – Der Förster Peter Wohlleben erzählt faszinierende Geschichten über die ungeahnten und höchst erstaunlichen Fähigkeiten der Bäume.

Sommer 1927

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641120195
Size: 39.61 MB
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Bill Bryson erzählt davon so spannend, als sei es eine unglaubliche Abenteuergeschichte, voller erstaunlicher geschichtlicher Momente aus der Zeit, als Amerika erwachsen wurde .

His Last Wife

Author: Grace Octavia
Publisher: Kensington Books
ISBN: 0758288867
Size: 77.62 MB
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Like her mother, Mama Fee taught her daughters about burning and smudging
when she'd finished combing their hair and forced them to collect every single
fallen nap from the floor, comb, or brush to add to her smudge bowl and be
burned immediately. One time, Val asked Mama Fee how she knew trouble was
coming or going and what she should burn. When and where. Mama Fee was
braiding sweetgrass then. She leaned over to Val. An extra braid of sweetgrass
was dangling ...

Instant Wind

Author: Alan Watts
Publisher: A & C Black
ISBN: 9783768816571
Size: 23.15 MB
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Dieser praktische und anschauliche Wetterratgeber ist für alle gedacht, die sich in Küstennähe oder auf Binnengewässern sportlich betätigen oder dort arbeiten: Jollen- und Fahrtensegler, Motorbootfahrer, Surfer und Drachenflieger, ...

Alexander Von Humboldt Und Die Erfindung Der Natur

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641195500
Size: 35.21 MB
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Die Historikerin Andrea Wulf stellt in ihrem vielfach preisgekrönten – so auch mit dem Bayerischen Buchpreis 2016 – Buch Humboldts Erfindung der Natur, die er radikal neu dachte, ins Zentrum ihrer Erkundungsreise durch sein Leben und ...

Native Harvests

Author: E. Barrie Kavasch
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486319059
Size: 55.58 MB
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Some of the finest fancy baskets have sweetgrass woven through them or bound
around their rims and lids. Fine quilled birchbark boxes are often finished with
strands of fragrant sweetgrass. American Indian men and women often braided
sweetgrass into their hair, and still do - for the perfumed good fortune and
symbolic reverence it alone can bring. Sweetgrass was often carried and
sometimes smudged for ceremonial prayer offerings. Sweetgrass is considered
to be the hair of ...

North By Northeast

Author: Kathleen Mundell
Publisher: Tilbury House Pub
ISBN: 9780884483052
Size: 66.79 MB
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SWEETGRASS Sweetgrass is a grass cherished by basketmakers for its pliability
, color, and wonderful fragrance. Either woven a couple of strands at a time or
braided, it is the signature element of many Haudenosaunee and Wabanaki
fancy baskets. No matter how old and dry the sweetgrass, once it is wet, the
delightful fragrance comes back, even on older baskets. Sweetgrass is harvested
in summer, and each blade is carefully picked by hand so as not to damage the
grass. After it ...