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Woodcraft and Indian Lore.

Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2011.
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""I should like to lead this whole nation into the way of living outdoors, "" wrote Ernest Seton over seventy-five years ago. If the nation was in need of a dose of nature then, we can certainly benefit even more from Seton's sage advice now. Learn how to build a campfire, a dam, or a birch bark basket; to recognize animal tracks, constellations, and all manner of forestry; to stop a nose-bleed, ease poison ivy, or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Seton, Ernest Thompson.
Woodcraft and Indian Lore.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Thompson Seton
ISBN: 9781626366695 1626366691
OCLC Number: 855503767
Description: 1 online resource (703 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; PREFACE; Table of Contents; THE BOOK OF WOODCRAFT; I. --
Principles of Woodcraft; Nine Important Principles of Woodcraft; THE IDEAL; II. --
The Spartans of the West; THE INDIAN'S CREED; THE DARK SIDE; THE BRIGHT SIDE; REVERENCE; CLEANLINESS; CHASTITY; BRAVERY; THRIFT AND PROVIDENCE; CHEERFULNESS OR THE MERRY INDIAN; OBEDIENCE --
REVERENCE FOR THEIR PARENTS AND FOR THE AGED; KINDNESS; HOSPITALITY; TREATMENT OF THEIR WOMEN; COURTESY AND POLITE BEHAVIOR; TEEPEE ETIQUETTE --
THE UNWRITTEN LAW OF THE LODGE; HONESTY; TRUTHFULNESS AND HONOR; TEMPERANCE AND SOBRIETY; PHYSIQUE. IN GENERALSUMMARY; STANDARD INDIAN BOOKS; III. --
Woodland Songs, Dances, and Ceremonies; THE PEACE PIPE CEREMONY; THE SCALP DANCE; THE CARIBOU DANCE; THE DANCE OF THE WHITE CARIBOU; THE DOG DANCE; OJIBWA SNAKE DANCE; THE HUNTING OF MISHI-MOKWA THE BIG BEAR; INDIAN SONG BOOKS; THE WEASEL IN THE WOOD; IV. --
Suggested Programs; SUGGESTIONS FOR EVENINGS; ANIMAL STORY BOOKS FOR EVENINGS; INDOOR OR WINTER ACTIVITIES; ROBE OR WAR SHIRT CONTEST; INDOOR COMPETITION FOR A PRIZE; ONE-DAY HIKES; V. --
General Scouting Indoors; SOUVENIR SPOONS; KNOTS; FIRESIDE TRICK; THE LONE STAR TRICK. BIRD BOXES OR HOUSESHOW TO RAISE SOME MONEY; VI. --
General Scouting Outdoors; HIKING IN THE SNOW; OLD WEATHER WISDOM; OUTDOOR PROVERBS; PLEIADES AS A TEST OF EYESIGHT; THE MOON; MAKING A DAM; WHEN LOST IN THE WOODS; INDIAN TWEEZERS; A HOME-MADE COMPASS; AN INDIAN CLOCK, SHADOW CLOCK OR SUNDIAL; LIGHTS; HUNTER'S LAMP; WOODMAN'S LANTERN; CAMP LOOM AND GRASS MATS; NAVAHO LOOM; CAMP RAKE; CAMP BROOM; BUILDING A BOAT; A DUGOUT CANOE; CAMP HORN; SLEEP OUTDOORS; THE GEE-STRING CAMP; VII. --
Signaling and Indian Signs; PICTURE-WRITING; BLAZES AND INDIAN SIGNS --
BLAZES; STONE SIGNS. GRASS AND TWIG SIGNSSMOKE SIGNALS; SIGNAL BY SHOTS; SPECIAL SIGNS; WEATHER SIGNALS; SIGNALS ON THE RAILWAY; THE CODE; VIII. --
Campercraft or The Summer Camp; OUTFIT FOR A PARTY OF SIX (CAMPING ONE WEEK IN FIXED CAMP); OUTFIT FOR EACH WOODCRAFTER; TENTS; TEEPEES; THE CAMP GROUND; LATRINE; ARRIVING ON THE CAMP GROUND; CAMP OFFICERS AND GOVERNMENT; THE DOG SOLDIERS; INSPECTION; THE HORNS OF THE HIGH HIKERS; COUNCIL-FIRE CIRCLE; TOTEM-POLE; COUNCILS; BEDS; WATER, OR THE INDIAN WELL; MOSQUITOES, BLACK FLIES, ETC.; LICE AND VERMIN; SUGGESTED CAMP ROUTINE; CAMPFIRES; COUNCIL-FIRE; FIREARMS. CAMP COOKERYWAR-SACK; WOODCRAFT BUTTONS; LACE OR THONG; IX. --
Games for the Camp; TILTING SPEARS; TILTING IN THE WATER; TUB-TILTING ON LAND; STILL-HUNTING THE BUCK, OR THE DEER-HUNT; THE BEAR HUNT; SPEARING THE GREAT STURGEON; CANOE TAG; SCOUTING; THE GAME OF QUICKSIGHT; FAR-SIGHT, OR SPOT-THE-RABBIT; HOME STAR OR POLE STAR; RABBIT HUNT; ARROW FIGHT; HOSTILE SPY; THE SCOUT MESSENGER; A CHALLENGE FOR SCOUT MESSENGER; TREE THE COON; NAVAJO FEATHER DANCE; FEATHER FOOTBALL OR FEATHER-BLOW; COCK-FIGHTING; ONE-LEGGED CHICKEN FIGHT; STRONG HAND; BADGER-PULLING. Stung, or step on the rattler --
sometimes called poison.

Abstract:

""I should like to lead this whole nation into the way of living outdoors, "" wrote Ernest Seton over seventy-five years ago. If the nation was in need of a dose of nature then, we can certainly benefit even more from Seton's sage advice now. Learn how to build a campfire, a dam, or a birch bark basket; to recognize animal tracks, constellations, and all manner of forestry; to stop a nose-bleed, ease poison ivy, or soothe a sore throat with natural remedies; to make delicious biscuits on the trail and spot edible mushrooms; and more. This book is essential for Boy Scou.

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