Anarchy Radio w/ John Zerzan

I had the pleasure of chatting with John Zerzan this week on Anarchy Radio. I had a lot more to say, but an hour goes by so fast. Any time I do a public interview these days I am afraid I will say the “wrong” thing or leave out an important tangent or core principle, […]

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Roadkill Tips

The Willamette Week called me to talk about the new roadkill law in Oregon, and asked me to share some tips for picking up and preparing it. A New Oregon Law Makes It Legal to Eat Roadkill. Before Strapping That Deer Carcass to the Top of Your Subaru, Here Are a Few Helpful Pointers.

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A Long Overdue Look at The Ayahuasca Industry

I’ve had many feelings about ayahuasca over the years; curiosity, indifference, repulsion. In reading The Cull of Personality, I realized that my perception of ayahuasca was all wrong: my feelings about the plant and the psychoactive spiritual communities and industries that surround it don’t matter. I shouldn’t be thinking about how I feel about it, […]

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The Day I Crucified Myself

Recently I heard they are tearing down one of my high schools and rebuilding it. The new principal is asking alumni to send in stories about their experiences there. Mine happened to be relatively unique, and not particularly peachy. I’m not really an alumni, as I never graduated high school, but my story is a […]

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The Good Life Revival Interview

As I have been super busy teaching and doing admin for Rewild Portland, I haven’t done any interviews in a little while. This one was such a pleasure, and I have to say that I think this may be my best interview yet. I really feel proud of this one, and am beaming with gratitude […]

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Community Hotline Interview

Check out the interview I did recently with Community Hotline on MetroEast Community Media.No, I’m not the Aliens guy. Click the image below.

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Why We Need to Stop Using the “A” Word in the Rewilding & Ancestral Skills Communities

In the seventies, the ancestral skills community was created and informed by the field of experimental archaeology. These academics began to catalog, preserve, and teach ancestral technology for future generations to learn from and understand. The first time I really heard the term “abo” (shorthand for aboriginal) was at Rabbitstick Rendezvous, the oldest, most renowned […]

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Wolverine Way Podcast with Ricardo Sierra Interview

Ricardo Sierra from Hawk’s Circle interviewed me for his Wolverine Way podcast series. We talk about running small businesses that are ancestral skills themed. [Listen Here]

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Permaculture Podcast Interview #3

I chatted with Scott Mann again, this time about the re-release of my book Rewild or Die. [Listen Here]

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Rewild Portland Fall 2016 Fundraiser

Rewild Portland is a trend-setting organization in the rewilding community. Watch our silly video, learn more about us, and donate.

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Primal Happiness Podcast

Check out this interview/conversation I had with Lian over at the Primal Happiness Podcast!

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Playing with Fire: Social Forestry with Hazel

“Forests are social, they are lonely, and they need us,” proclaimed Hazel, thus beginning a week-long workshop on “social forestry” that involved clearing brush, making charcoal, thinning tree stands, coppicing shrubs, reducing fire danger, weaving baskets, making wooden poles, touring various ecotones, and the main reason most of us were there: prescribed burning.┬áThere were lectures […]

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