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Any of several mat-forming, perennial grasses with a sweet fragrance, especially Hierochloe odorata of northern North America and Eurasia and Muhlenbergia filipes of the southeast United States. Sweetgrasses are used in herbal medicine and basket-making.
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This one was created on previously untouched land as part of an $8 million renovation of the Island Resort & Casino, which is eight miles away and already had a quality layout -- Sweetgrass -- on its property.
Stanton's comment came in an interview with Sweetgrass late last month after she had been in Alberta presenting written briefs to the Court of Appeal on Cindy Gladue's case and to the Canadian Judicial Committee discussing Justice Robin Camp's future.
Although noted for its charm, elegance and aesthetic magnetism, the city is popularized for a culture that began more than 400 years ago during the plantation era--the artistry of sweetgrass basket-making, one of the oldest forms of basket weaving.
Steeped in the Ojibwe (Anishinaabe) culture, The Road Back to Sweetgrass follows the lives of a trio of Native American women and their relationships with and connection to the Sweetgrass allotment.
chewing sweetgrass and feathers at the same time and from the longest
Certified to USDA Organic food standards, these Vermont Soap products are now available in Citrus Sunrise, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Peppermint, Pine Woods, Sweetgrass, Sweet Orange and Tea Tree Mint fragrances.
After the much-laureled nonfiction feature "Sweetgrass," British-born helmer Lucien Castaing-Taylor makes a sure-to-be-talked-about follow-up with the semi-experimental sea-fishing docu "Leviathan." Together with French co-helmer Verena Paravel, Castaing-Taylor lets loose his agile cameras in and around a fishing trawler off the coast of New Bedford, Mass., presenting the images--which bring to mind everything from dark impressionist paintings to the work of Philippe Grandrieux--without any context or commentary.
The female holds a sweetgrass basket full of fruits and vegetables, representing the agricultural skills of the early African American community.
A national search has resulted in Juliano Tupone, member of the Sweetgrass First Nation, named as the new vice-president, finance and administration for the First Nations University.
Today, it serves 24,000 members living in Yellowstone, Musselshell, Golden Valley, Sweetgrass, Stillwater and Treasure counties, plus Carbon and Big Horn County along the Wyoming state line, and Park County in Wyoming.