The Transition from Semi-nomadism to Sedentism - Arthur Haines #7

In this episode of ReWild Yourself! Podcast, Arthur Haines and I continue our conversation from earlier podcasts, this time focusing on the transition from semi-nomadism to sedentism.

Episode breakdown:

  • Daily and seasonal movement was a huge part of hunter-gatherer existence
  • Nomadic peoples were not just endless wanderers
  • Agriculture is a spectrum
  • What emerges when people stop moving? 
  • Hunter-gatherers were generalists
  • Walking was a significant part of the hunter-gatherer lifestyle
  • Fit for the gym vs. fit for the earth
  • Is working out wasted energy?
  • Dissociative gym workouts
  • The amazing strength of foraging mothers