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Native American Survival Skills

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W. Ben Hunt, whose Sioux name was Tasunka Witko, traveled throughout the Midwest, living with several Native American tribes, finally settling near the site of the last Sioux uprising. Here he provides step-by-step instructions and exact dimensions to make Sioux ghost shirts, Plains Indian shields, box traps, Iniut snowshoes, and more. From making rawhide to putting the fi ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Skyhorse Publishing (first published July 1991)
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Jan 03, 2016 R.B. Nease rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. There is a lot of precise discriptions on how to make or create the object in this book. This book was found in the youth section of my local library but I dont know why it has a reading level that I would say is above a youth level. This book thourghly explains how to create bows, arrows, tepees, wigwams, how to build different fires, etc. This book contained more information then I had orgionally thought and I will most likely read over it again in the future when I ...more
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Long term living skills.
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Walter Bernard “Ben” Hunt (March 13, 1888 – March 30, 1970) was an American artist, outdoor educator and author whose books and articles covered topics such as Native American arts and performance, woodworking, whittling, scoutcraft, pioneering, jewelry making, metalworking, and calligraphy.
Hunt was born in Greenfield, Wisconsin and grew up in a log cabin. He attended Milwaukee’s South Division Hi
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