Rewilding has been picked up by the mainstream and watered down. Peter Michael Bauer gives his assessment of the situation.
Category: Best of Urban Scout
Chinook Jargon (Chinuk Wawa in the language) is the original lingua-franca of Cascadia, born out of the coming together of different cultures during the fur trade era of the early 1800’s.
One of the most inspiring people teaching ancestral skills is Lynx Vilden and her school the Living Wild School. This is my review of her program.
Finisia Medrano is a catalyst of rewilding. She is living on “the hoop” and planting back native gardens.
How is sleeping in a synthetic tipi with chemically tanned hides of animals from a different continent making you more sustainable?
Here is an idea, let’s just change the sign to say “Fuck the Planet.”
At a reading I was at a while ago, the author asked the crowd if they knew the name of the people who lived here before civilization. More than a few people responded that “no one lived here,” and that, “Willamette (as in the Willamette river that runs through Portland) means ‘the valley of sickness …