In The Democracy of Species Robin Wall Kimmerer guides us towards a more reciprocal, grateful and joyful relationship with our animate earth, from the wild leeks in the field to the deer in the woods. The three chapters here were first published in Braiding Sweetgrass (2013).
This book is part of Green Ideas, a series of twenty short books from Penguin Classics that brings you the ideas that have changed the way we think and talk about the living Earth.
Robin Wall Kimmerer (born 1953) is a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Her groundbreaking work blends indigenous teachings with scientific expertise.