Survival Skills of the North American Indians

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Chicago Review Press, 1999 - 256 páginas
This comprehensive review of Native American life skills covers collecting and preparing plant foods and medicines; hunting animals; creating and transporting fire; and crafting tools, shelter, clothing, utensils, and other devices. Step-by-step instructions and 145 detailed diagrams enable the reader to duplicate native methods using materials available in local habitats. A new foreword, introduction, and index complement the practical information offered.
 

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Contenido

Introduction
1
1 Plant food
7
2 Animal food
29
3 Tools and toolmaking
59
4 Bows and arrows
79
5 Traps
85
6 Fishing
93
7 Shelter
101
10 Transportation
147
11 Fire
165
12 Preparation of hides
173
13 Cordage
179
14 Basketry and pottery
189
Food Plants
203
Selected Bibliography
229
Index
235

8 Clothing
115
9 Medicine
129

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Acerca del autor (1999)

Peter Goodchild is the author of The Spark in the Stone, Survival Skills of the North American Indians, and The Raven Tales.

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