Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools: The Complete Guide To Making And Using Traditional Tools
Hunting With the Native Americans (Native American Life)
Hunting With the Native Americans (Native American
The hunting practices of Native Americans differed throughout North and South America. Some hunted with bows and arrows, others with spears and clubs, and still others with snares and traps. This book discusses the ways in which Native Americans hunted in different regions, the weapons they used, and the types of animals that were hunted. It also describes the rituals the tribes performed before hunting, and explains how they used not only the meat, but also the bones, hide, and sinews of the animals they killed.
- ASIN: B00O4HNVYM
Native American Indians Hunting Statue Sculpture Figurine
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost
From the host of the Travel Channel’s “The Wild Within.”A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. In 2005, Steven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American bison, in the Alaskan wilderness. Despite the odds—there’s only a 2 percent chance of drawing the permit, and fewer than 20 percent of those hunters are successful—Rinella managed to kill a buffalo on a snow-covered mountainside and then raft the meat back to civilization while being trailed by grizzly bears and suffering from hypothermia. Throughout these adventures, Rinella found himself contemplating his own place among the 14,000 years’ worth of buffalo hunters in North America, as well as the buffalo’s place in the American experience. At the time of the Revolutionary War, North America was home to approximately 40 million buffalo, the largest herd of big mammals on the planet, but by the mid-1890s only a few hundred remained. Now that the buffalo is on the verge of a dramatic ecological recovery across the West, Americans are faced with the challenge of how, and if, we can dare to share our land with a beast that is the embodiment of the American wilderness. American Buffalo is a narrative...
- Brand: Spiegel & Grau
- ASIN: 0385521693
Survival Skills of the Native Americans: Hunting, Trapping, Woodwork, and More
Survival Skills of the Native Americans: Hunting, Trapping,
Become a pro at living and thriving off the land.Survival Skills of the Native Americans is a fascinating, practical guide to the techniques that have made the indigenous people of North America revered for their mastery of the wilderness. Readers can replicate outdoor living by trying a hand at making rafts and canoes, constructing tools, and living off the land.Learn key skills like:Building a strong campfireLearning to hunt and butcher your meatsCreating a safe and solid shelterAnd much more!Whether you’re an avid outdoorsman or a novice hiker, Survival Skills of the Native Americans is your handbook to not simply surviving the outdoors, but flourishing. The know-how of the Native Americans is unique and popular, admired by young people, historians, and those with a special interest in living off the land. Native Americans have lived outdoors for ages, and now you can be successful, too, with the skills, tips, and tricks included in this handy manual.Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, ...
- Brand: Skyhorse
- ASIN: 1632207176
The Official Overstreet Identification and Price Guide to Indian Arrowheads, 14th Edition (Official Overstreet Indian Arrowhead Identification and Price Guide)
The Official Overstreet Identification and Price Guide to
THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARD FOR ALL INDIAN ARROWHEAD COLLECTORSAre you looking for insight, understanding, and page after page of information? If so, let the dean of arrowhead collectors, Robert M. Overstreet, take you on a guided tour of this exciting hobby and the history it represents in The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide, Fourteenth Edition! This newly revised edition is packed with thousands of photographs of arrowheads from all over the United States, including Alaska. Illustrations guide the reader to the understanding of arrowhead types, manufacturing, grading, materials, and more. It is a hands-on education to everything about arrowheads all in one book. For almost three decades, there has been only one authoritative resource for experienced enthusiasts and beginners alike. Collectors, dealers, and historians agree: The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is the best book of its kind! • More than 12,000 actual-size photographs covering hundreds of point types • A full color section with photographs of some of the finest points • Special sections on how to grade, identify, and catalog your points • Revised pricing to reflect the current marketplace • Large ...
- Brand: House of Collectibles
- ASIN: 0375724036
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian
Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now repackaged with a new introduction from bestselling author Hampton Sides to coincide with a major HBO dramatic film of the book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's classic, eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century. A national bestseller in hardcover for more than a year after its initial publication, it has sold over four million copies in multiple editions and has been translated into seventeen languages.Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the series of battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them and their people demoralized and decimated. A unique and disturbing narrative told with force and clarity, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee changed forever our vision of how the West was won, and lost. It tells a story that shou...
- Brand: HOLT MCDOUGAL
- ASIN: 0805086846
Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Cultures
Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native
The tradition of horses in Native American culture, depicted through images, essays, and quotes. For many Native Americans, each animal and bird that surrounded them was part of a nation of its own, and none was more vital to both survival and culture than the horse.
- Brand: Brand: Fulcrum Publishing
- ASIN: 1555911129
- UPC: 757739011295