the slaughter of our wolves (a little less action, a little more conversation)

GrayWolf reintroduction 1500 crop

SOMEWHERE TO THE EASTWARD a wolf howled; lightly, ques­tion­ingly. I knew the voice, for I had heard it many times be­fore. It was George, sounding the waste­land for an echo from the missing mem­bers of his family. But for me it was a voice which spoke of the lost world which once was ours be­fore we chose the alien role; a world which I had glimpsed and al­most en­tered, only to be ex­cluded, at the end, by my own self. READ MORE

where wolf? nowhere wolf!

YoungFrank werewolf 1

THE SLAUGHTER OF OUR WOLVES CONTINUES al­most un­abated, al­though one would never know that we are ex­ter­mi­nating yet an­other species in a rather hor­rific manner from the near total lack of at­ten­tion given the topic by the mainstream-cor­po­rate media. Thank Grom­mett for the In­ternet! Be­fore pro­ceeding here, I sug­gest reading “The Slaughter Of The Wolves” here on Neal Umphred Dot Com. READ MORE

jeremiah johnson and the language and music of the wolves

Wolves pair 1500

IN 1972, JEREMIAH JOHNSON was an im­me­diate hit! The movie was di­rected by Sydney Pol­lack, it starred the young Robert Red­ford as a some­what mis­an­thropic moun­tain man fleeing the Civil War—he had been a Con­fed­erate sol­dier, al­though that’s never mentioned—and the hor­rors of civ­i­liza­tion. The script was written by John Milius and Ed­ward An­halt and was shot at var­ious lo­ca­tions in Red­ford’s adopted home state of Utah. READ MORE