Sometimes in rewilding people purposefully or unintentionally culturally appropriate. Here’s some idea of how to be respectful while rewilding.
Both outsiders looking in, and those new to rewilding, often conflate wilderness survival skills and survivalism, with rewilding.
Here is the video of the slideshow that I gave at the Rewild Portland spring fundraiser this last April.
Rewilding has been picked up by the mainstream and watered down. Peter Michael Bauer gives his assessment of the situation.
I was disappointed to discover that Paleofantasy is not a fictionalized novel about paleo peoples. Rather, it is a pop-cultural, non-fiction book about how the paleo craze (that has been growing for some time now) is allegedly based on a false understanding of evolution.
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.
Here is the video of my recent talk at Washington College’s Locavore Lit Fest.
Now that I’ve decided to make my living from teaching rewilding skills, I find myself in a conundrum. How much money do I charge for my classes?
I’ve had a couple people ask me lately if I “believe in aliens”.
“How can we (rewild-minded folks) live INSIDE the system now, and in satisfying numbers, and create the community we need to, if not live outside the system for legit fear of getting murdered en masse, offer support to one another on a day-to-day level?”