Category: General Blog

Episode 11: Embodied Anthropology

Much of the narratives found in rewilding originate from the study of cultures outside of civilization, through the discipline of anthropology. In this episode I chat with two of my friends that dwell in the academic world, around the challenges of navigating the benefits and problems with the institution of anthropology and the practical applications …

Episode 9: Rewilding Masculinity with Dr. Martha McCaughey

Popular culture likes to tell us that modern men are still just cavemen that masquerade in suits. That they are really just big dumb brutes, bent on domination to get their way. Deep down, their urges for violence (and sexual violence in particular) are simply part of their biology. Where does this mythology come from …

Bone Tools Talk

If not for COVID-19, I’d be sitting in Jim Rigg’s wikiup at Ark Park and educating the masses about bone tools (among other related rants) by day and expanding my mind with the help of some very friendly fungi by night–at the Oregon Country Fair. Sadly, instead I made this video of my bone talk …

Episode 7: In the Crucible w/ Woniya Thibeault

In this episode I chat with Woniya Thibeault, ancestral skills practitioner and teacher, and recent cast member of the History Channel’s ALONE show. Woniya and I cover a large range of topics, from the challenges of reality TV to how starvation effects one’s body to practical things people can do in this strange time of …

The Rewilding Podcast Episode 1: Introductions

In this introductory episode, I talk about my story: who I am, where I came from, and what rewilding means to me. This episode sets the context in which the rest of this podcast will reside. Want to discuss anything you heard on the podcast? Follow this link to the Rewilding Podcast discussion page! Resources:Rewild …

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.