The First Blade of Sweetgrass. A Wabanaki Story

By: Gabriel Frey,  Suzanne Greenlaw, 

Age: 2+  | Published by: Tilbury House Publishers

ISBN: 9780884487609

In this Own Voices Native American picture book story, a modern Wabanaki girl is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to harvest sweetgrass for basket making.

Abenaki,  basketry,  botany,  connection,  ecology,  fancy baskets,  Hierochole ordorata,  honourable harvest,  Indigenous wisdom,  Maliseet,  Mi'kmaq,  nature,  outdoor,  outside,  Passamaquoddy,  Penobscot,  People of the First Light,  plants,  salt marsh,  science,  stewarship,  sustainability,  sweetgrass,  sweetgrass basket,  traditional ecological knowledge,  Wabanaki Confederacy,