Why We Hunt
For far too long, we were told that Man was the hunter and Woman the gatherer. Are we surprised to have witnessed a “hunting industry” that for decades has only catered to the interests of men? Recent studies actually contradict the beliefs that prehistoric women weren’t hunters and in this episode, residency host Gabaccia Moreno is our guide through the stories and reflections of women who have found a role for hunting in their lives, only about 10,000 years after our predecessors did.To help paint a picture of hunting that reflects a spectrum of perspectives, Gabaccia talked with women from different generations, locations, ethnicities, levels of experience, and choices of weapon. By no means is every woman hunter here represented, but the few that are, have shared valuable lessons that anyone can learn from.This is the fifth of six episodes hosted by Gabaccia Moreno this year as part of our She Explores host residency program.Featured in this episode: Tracy Ross (she/her), Kamilia Elsisie (she/her), Jess Johnson (she/her), Gabi Peña (she/they), Miriam Garcia-Jorns (she/her), and Lydia Parker (she/her); Voice submission from Gabi’s father, Angel Peña.Hosted & Produced by Gabaccia MorenoEdited by Gale StraubA production of Ravel MediaSponsored by Yonder, Danner, & RumplJoin the She Explores Podcast community on FacebookVisit She-Explores.com & Follow Us on InstagramResourcesFeatured in this episode: Tracy Ross @heli_girl_1970Kamilia Elsisie: @kamkam520Jess Johnson: @jesscjohnson_Gabi PeñaMiriam Garcia-Jorns: @mgjornsLydia Parker: @lydiaparker123Artemis Sportswomen: Instagram & WebsiteHunters of Color: Instagram & WebsiteHunting + Conservation StatsFemale Hunters in the Early AmericasMan the Hunter, Woman the Gatherer? Nuestra Tierra Ravel MediaSponsors and Discount CodesRumpl: Get 15% off your first order with code “SHE15” at checkout at Rumpl.com.Yonder: Learn more at book a nature-rich stay at Yonder.com.Danner: GO THERE in Danner’s most iconic styles by visiting Danner.com.Music is licensed through Musicbed.Episodes air on Wednesdays-- subscribe wherever you listen so you never miss an episode.