Grand Valley State University Presents: Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

She is the author of the New York Times bestselling collection of essays Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants as well as Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses.

Kimmerer is a 2022 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment.

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Robin Wall Kimmerer will be giving her presentation at Grand Valley State University on Wednesday, November 8, at 11:15 am at the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room.



Event seating is open to the public, and no tickets or seat reservations will be available. If you plan to attend with a group, we suggest arriving early to have the best chance of finding open seats together.  

This event will be live streamed in various places on campus, including overflow viewing down the hall from the live event, in the Pere Marquette room.  A full list of streaming locations will be posted at a later date.

More details to come.

Robin Wall Kimmerer event flyer
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