ReWilding, usually associated with place, ecosystems or species, is a relatively recent addition to the dictionary and may seem somewhat abstract in relation to ourselves. Humans, along with other creatures, have invariably lived in intimate physical contact with the land, their life source. Looking around today you could say that we have also evolved ourselves out of this contact.
In order to rewild ourselves, we need to cultivate healthy, authentic, deep interactions with both humans and the ‘more-than-human’ realms. This means tending the fires of our authentic selves, building community and relationship with the natural world that has evolved us and sustains us.
ReWild, v: to return to a more natural or wild state; the process of undoing domestication. Synonyms: undomesticated, uncivilize.