the nameless followers of Ned Ludd, a fictional character who resists the use of fossil fuels to power machines and the disruption of the community by the factory model.
Bioregion, Bioregional, Bioregionalist, Bioregionalism
bioregionalist Peter Berg, founder of Planet Drum, coined the term to refer to those who characterize their home watershed and inhabit it in harmony (wu) with other species. bioregionalism: defining and restoring our ancient relationship with our home watershed–was first articulated in the mid-70’s by Peter Berg and Raymond Dasmann. Other philosopher practitioners of environmental restoration […]
Another Peter Berg coined term, meaning a creative act of discovery and restoration, doing the work to establish a way-of—|ive in place. that may be half invented from the creative genius of the community aligned with the characteristics of the watershed, and half taken from both indigenous people who hold that ancient relationship with place, […]
An older form of organizing lineages, before the so-called Sky God religions, matrilineality is practiced today by a wide range of cultures across the planet and in the United States by most eastern native American tribes and many others throughout the Americas. Matrilineally endows children with the family name and lineage, clan, heirlooms, religious practices […]
a drainage area of forest, plains, wetlands, desert, where humans establish a way-of-life based on the characteristics of the watershed and interconnected with other species.