The Honorable Harvest with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
4:00 p.m. PDT




Check out this video to watch the The Honorable Harvest with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Check out this video to watch the Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer in Conversation.

Brought to you by the Outback Farm and the Environmental Justice Speakers Fund in partnership with the WWU Alumni Association

Come join Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, for her presentation called “The Honorable Harvest” followed by a Q&A session. She will illustrate ideas about reciprocity, gratitude, Indigenous legacies, and honoring the world we share.

Separate from the 4pm event, students especially are invited to Dr. Kimmerer's 2pm virtual conversation about traditional foodways, methods of connecting environmental justice to social justice, and ecosystem restoration. Registration is free but required.

This event is part of a speaker series about Food, Farming, Diversity, and Justice brought to you by the WWU Outback Farm in collaboration with the Environmental Justice speaker fund sponsored by the WWU Sustainability, Equity, and Justice Fund.

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Robin Wall Kimmerer

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer


Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, which has earned Kimmerer wide acclaim. Her first book, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses, was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing, and her other work has appeared in Orion, Whole Terrain, and numerous scientific journals. Visit this site to learn more about Dr. Kimmerer.

Questions and Accommodations

Contact the WWU Alumni Association for this event. Feel free to call at (360) 650-3353 or email at if you have any questions or comments.

There will be auto-captions available for this event. To request closed captions, please mark the request on the registration form. Advance notice of three days to one week is appreciated.