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|ISBN:||9781591431602 1591431603 9781591438274 1591438276|
|Description:||xv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||1 Sweet Fern Rendezvous ; The First Lesson: Opening to the Song of the Track --
2 Romancing the Frog ; The Next Step: Hearing the Rhythms of the Natural World --
3 Bear Stump ; The Tracker Starts to Read the Stories of the Forest Floor --
4 Dogs Will Be Dogs ; Learning through Conflict in a Wayward Track across the Snow --
5 Stalking Turtle ; Now Step Back and See Life and Death in a Track --
6 How to Learn Tracking from One of the Greatest Predators ; Apprenticing to the Wolf on the Windowsill --
7 A Winter Riddle ; Along a Frozen Lake, a Kill Leaves More Questions than Answers --
8 Eyes That Shine ; The Tracker Can Now Shed Old Skin to See with New Eyes --
9 Grandfather Tip-Up ; How to See Centuries of Movement in the Stillness of an Old Forest --
10 Becoming Wolf ; Ready to Learn How One Animal Appears in the Tracks of Another --
11 Old Songs Never Die ; Teachings from the Ghosts Who Linger in an Old Forest --
12 A Sound Lesson in Tracking ; How to Let Ears Become Eyes That Can See the Invisible Trail --
13 Eagle Spirit and the Tin Can ; Preparing to Find the Invisible Trails in Sky and Water --
14 Following the Flight Trail ; And Now the Test: Reading the Tracks Left by Wings through the Air --
15 Human Tracking, Bear Style ; Bear, the Master Man-Tracking Teacher, Shows How to Find and Trail People --
16 The Messenger ; A Frontier Opens: The Tracker Attains Relationship with an Elusive Predator --
Appendix 1. For Educators, Naturalists, and Tracking Instructors --
Appendix 2. Demystifying Canine Track Identification --
Appendix 3. Tracking at a Glance A Symbol Reading Primer --
Appendix 4. How to Act around Bears --
Appendix 5. Safety Tips in Cougar Country.
"Tamarack Song's decades of authentic experience living close to the land and guiding others in their quests for meaningful relationship with the natural world infuse his writing and teaching style.
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Tracking can be a spiritual development process, among some indigenous peoples. There are several writers on tracking, from Tom Brown, Jr., to Paul Rezendes, to Charles Worsham. OK. It's one thing to know the skills, and quite another to write well about them. This author's...
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