To decay willingly

In Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer describes her Native American language Potawatomi as having a “grammar of animacy”. In Potawatomi 70% of words are verbs while in English only 30% are. English is loaded with nouns— things, objects. Wall Kimmerer writes: “When bay is a noun, it is defined by humans, trapped between its shores… Continue reading To decay willingly