Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Robin Wall Kimmerer is a Potawatomi woman and a professor of plant ecology. She uniquely fuses both of these ways of knowing into an extraordinary story of living in right relationship with the plants and animals that are our brothers and sisters on this planet. Buy on Amazon

My Year Without Matches: Escaping the City in Search of the Wild by Claire Dunn

Non-fiction/Memoir I want only to apprentice myself to Mother Nature, to steep myself in the raw reality of survival, and, like Thoreau, to wander without time or destination, a hawk-eye witness to the unfoldingof four full seasons. This narrative reveals a path of both dreamtime and awakening. When Dunn leaves her workaday world to suspend…

The Tracker; Tom Brown Jr.

This is Tom’s first book and it enthralled many with his tales of learning from Grandfather Stalking Wolf. The book has stories that teach about learning to track, survive in the woods, and stories about the remarkable relationship Stalking Wolf had with the natural world. They are inspiring stories that touch the soul of anyone…

The Search; Tom Brown Jr.

This is Tom’s second book and continues in the same vein as The Tracker. There are new stories about his life and time with Grandfather Stalking Wolf. The stories touch on everything; skills, philosophy and caretaking and creating a meaningful relationship with the natural world. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0425181812/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00…

Edge Walker by Chris Hampton

Long-time Tracker, Chris Hampton has written a wonderful novel in which you will recognize Grandfather’s skills, the way of the spirit and the way of the scout. Chris has created a tale of the unfolding of Grandfather’s prophecies, in which a young protagonist escapes the collapse and learns skills from his elders who have prepared….