Sweetgrass - Av. Sept, 2021

Nimbus PublishingSKU: 9781771089333

Author:
Theresa Meuse
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten, One, Two
Nation:
Mi'kmaq
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
32
Publisher:
Nimbus Publishing
Series:
Indigenous Knowledge
Copyright Data:
2021
Publication Date:
Available Sept, 2021

Price:
Sale price$12.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Sweetgrass by Theresa Meuse from Bear River First Nation and illustrated by Arthur Stevens, Mi'kmaw community member from Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia, is a vibrant story of traditional indigenous knowledge and the many uses of sweetgrass. It's early July, and for Matthew and his Auntie that means one thing: time to go sweetgrass picking. This year, Matthew's younger cousin Warren is coming along, and it will be his first time visiting the shoreline where the sweetgrass grows. With Auntie's traditional Mi'kmaw knowledge and Matthew's gentle guidance, Warren learns about the many uses for sweetgrass—as traditional medicine, a sacred offering, a smudging ingredient—and the importance of not picking more than he needs. Once the trio is back at Auntie's house, she shows the boys how to clean and braid the grass.

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