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Monday, May 9, 2011

Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Traditional Tools

Monte Burch (Author)

A valuable reference for these ancient arts, Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools takes you through the steps of the basic flint-knapping of arrowheads and scrapers to the most complex decorating and finishing techniques of painting and fletching. Also included are chapters on materials, tools, and the workplace.

Along with information on the history of each implement, the construction directions also cover:

digging tools    axes    knives   
hide scrapers    spear points    shields   
baskets and packs    chisels    harpoons   
hooks and line    fish traps    fish nets   
spear throwers    slings    blow guns   
bolas    rabbit sticks    game clubs   
trap and snare decoys    calls    spears   
darts    bows    arrows     tomahawks   
clubs    daggers    lances  

Richly illustrated with photographs and line illustrations, Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools is perfect for the historian, student, survivalist, or Native American enthusiast.

About the Author
Monte Burch has been writing about the outdoors for four decades. He has written thousands of magazine articles and more than fifty books, including the Field Dressing and Butchering series. He lives in Missouri.

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