Planet of the Apes and Philosophy

This book explores the philosophical, moral and ideological issues contained within the book and movie series, Planet of the Apes. It explores human impacts on the world, issues around genetic engineering and other scientific endeavors, and the rise and role of humanity. Tracker student, Gene Halton, penned the chapter, Planet of the Degenerate Monkeys, which you can…

A Quillwork Companion

This is an intensely cool book. It really does provide everything you need to know to give quilling a try. From methods of getting quills- even how to wrangle a porccupine- to traditional dyes. With a little practice, the diagrams are effective on how to do the actual quilling, although I have not tried the…

Bushcraft First Aid; A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency Care:

uthors Dave Canterbury and Jason Hunt have extensive experience in the wilderness and have created a manual to help with the types of injuries or illnesses that can occur while living outdoors. The book includes very practical information, how to modify things you have into useful items as well as what to pack with you…

Indigenous Sustainable Wisdom; First Nation Know-how for Global Flourishing

Indigenous Sustainable Wisdom: First Nation Know-How for Global Flourishing’s contributors describe ways of being that reflect a worldview that has guided humanity for 99% of human history; they describe the practical traditional wisdom stemming from Nature-based relational cultures that were or are guided by this worldview. Such cultures did not cause the kinds of anti-Nature and…

Vegetable Gardening in Cold Climates; Douglas Green

The book starts with general information about seed selection, soil temperatures, use of compost and mulch and other helpful information on growing were the growing seasons are shorter. He includes chart for plant spacing, which plants to partner and when to plant and harvest. The last half of the book speak to individual vegetables so…

The One Straw Revolution: Masanobu Fukuoka

The full title includes the phrase, “an introduction to natural farming.”  This man revolutionized farming when he started to question the modern farming methods. He created a whole, natural and no-till form of farming. He started with rice, but went on to try other crops and orchards. This is excellent information for non-traditional farming. https://www.amazon.com/One-Straw-Revolution-Introduction-Natural-Classics/dp/15…

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Robin Wall Kimmerer is a Potawatomi woman and a professor of plant ecology. She uniquely fuses both of these ways of knowing into an extraordinary story of living in right relationship with the plants and animals that are our brothers and sisters on this planet. Buy on Amazon