The Bear Hunter

THE BEAR HUNTER by Ken Fischman Just north of Boise Randy Wayne’s red Maserati wound its way down from between the sear grass-covered hills that resemble monstrous brown dumplings. The road straightened out when it reached the city and he sped down the arrow-straight...

Wilderness Awareness

WILDERNESS AWARENESS WALK by Lanie Johnson, M.A., and Ken Fischman, Ph.D.          Now, let’s all walk to the fire circle (or meeting spot). When we get there we’ll tell you what we’re going to do next. Please just bear with us this morning – what we do now will...

Introduction to Animism

Introduction to Animism  by Lanie Johnson, M.A.  and Ken Fischman, Ph.D. Let’s start with some formal definitions of animism.  “the belief that all natural phenomena have souls independent of their physical being” (from Latin anima, soul), Webster’s New World...