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 AuthorMonte 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.