Survival Skills Of The North American Indians

Author: Peter Goodchild
Editor: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1556523459
Size: 16,35 MB
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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.

Desert Survival Skills

Author: David Alloway
Editor: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292792263
Size: 10,38 MB
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Remote desert locations, including the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico, southern Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, draw adventurers of all kinds, from the highly skilled and well prepared to urban cowboys who couldn't lead themselves (much less a horse!) to water. David Alloway's goal in this book is to help all of them survive when circumstances beyond their control strand them in the desert environment. In simple, friendly language, enlivened with humor and stories from his own extensive experience, Alloway here offers a practical, comprehensive handbook for both short-term and long-term survival in the Chihuahuan and other North American deserts.

Lewis And Clark For Kids

Author: Janis Herbert
Editor: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613742312
Size: 10,22 MB
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Join Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's Corps of Discovery as they navigate the muddy Missouri River and begin a great adventure set against the background of the vast North American continent. "Lewis and Clark for Kids" takes children from President Jefferson's vision of an exploratory mission across a continent full of unique plants and animals through their dangerous and challenging journey into the unknown to the expedition's triumphant return to the frontier town of St. Louis. Twenty-one activities bring to life the Native American tribes they encountered, the plants and animals they discovered, and the camping and navigating techniques they used. A glossary of terms and listings of Lewis and Clark sites, museums, and related Web sites round out this comprehensive activity book.

How To Survive Anywhere 2nd Edition

Author: Christopher Nyerges
Editor: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811760421
Size: 13,65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Whether you're in an urban, suburban, rural, or wilderness environment, this book has all the information you need to survive a disaster. This book contains practical tips for anyone, anywhere, in almost any survival situation. • Updated and expanded sections about weapons, fire, and shelter • New graphics to illustrate survival techniques • Real solutions for both everyday life and disaster scenarios • Reflections on what it means to survive

Native American Survival Skills

Author: W. Ben Hunt
Editor: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602397651
Size: 11,74 MB
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A handbook for outdoorsmen who want to learn from Native American traditions.

American Indians Of California The Great Basin And The Southwest

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Editor: Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 1615307125
Size: 14,51 MB
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The geographically distinct American territories of California, the Great Basin, and the Southwest have long sustained a variety of indigenous peoples, including the Miwok, Comanche, and Navajo, respectively. An examination of each of these culture areas yields rich histories filled with steadfast traditions and religious practices, subsistence patterns dictated by geographic location, and social interactions within and between tribes. This absorbing volume surveys the history of the various groups that form these culture areas as well as the spiritual, cultural, and social practices that distinguish each tribe.

Everyday Life Of The North American Indian

Author: Jon Manchip White
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486147835
Size: 15,73 MB
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Well-researched and highly readable study provides in-depth views of the daily life, times, and culture of the Native American athlete, warrior, spouse, and parent; witch doctor, worshipper, artist and craftsman. 107 black-and-white illustrations.

Native American Whalemen And The World

Author: Nancy Shoemaker
Editor: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469622580
Size: 12,50 MB
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In the nineteenth century, nearly all Native American men living along the southern New England coast made their living traveling the world's oceans on whaleships. Many were career whalemen, spending twenty years or more at sea. Their labor invigorated economically depressed reservations with vital income and led to complex and surprising connections with other Indigenous peoples, from the islands of the Pacific to the Arctic Ocean. At home, aboard ship, or around the world, Native American seafarers found themselves in a variety of situations, each with distinct racial expectations about who was "Indian" and how "Indians" behaved. Treated by their white neighbors as degraded dependents incapable of taking care of themselves, Native New Englanders nevertheless rose to positions of command at sea. They thereby complicated myths of exploration and expansion that depicted cultural encounters as the meeting of two peoples, whites and Indians. Highlighting the shifting racial ideologies that shaped the lives of these whalemen, Nancy Shoemaker shows how the category of "Indian" was as fluid as the whalemen were mobile.

Reference Encyclopedia Of The American Indian

Author: Barry T. Klein
Editor: West Nyack, N.Y. : Todd Publications
ISBN: 9780915344338
Size: 20,46 MB
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Lists the names, addresses, characteristics, and functions of associations, enterprises, museums, publications, educational facilities, and services related to American Indian affairs.

Crossroads Of The Natural World

Author: Tom Earnhardt
Editor: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 146960700X
Size: 13,77 MB
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In this richly illustrated love letter to the wild places and natural wonders of North Carolina, Tom Earnhardt, writer and host of UNC-TV's Exploring North Carolina and lifelong conservationist, seamlessly ties deep geological time and forgotten species from our distant past to the unparalleled biodiversity of today. With varied topography and a climate that is simultaneously subtropical, temperate, and subarctic, he shows that North Carolina is a meeting place for living things more commonly found far to the north and south. Highlighting the ways in which the state is a unique ecological crossroads, Earnhardt's research, insightful writing, and stunning photography will both teach and inspire. Crossroads of the Natural World invites readers to engage a variety of topics, including the impacts of invasive species, the importance of forested buffers along our rivers, the role of naturalists, and the challenges facing the state in a time of climate change and sea-level rise. By sharing his own journey of more than sixty years, Earnhardt entices North Carolinians of every age to explore the natural diversity of our state.