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Survival Skills of the North American Indians
Survival Skills of the North American Indians

Survival Skills of the North American Indians


256 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $21.95 (CA $24.95) (US $21.95)

Publication Date: September 1999

ISBN 9781556523458

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Sep 1999)


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This comprehensive review of Native American life skills covers collecting and preparing plant foods and medicines; hunting animals; creating and transporting fire; and crafting tools, shelter, clothing, utensils, and other devices. Step-by-step instructions and 145 detailed diagrams enable the reader to duplicate native methods using materials available in local habitats. A new foreword, introduction, and index complement the practical information offered.


“This is the most comprehensive skills book I’ve found.”  —Tamarack Song, author, Journey to the Ancestral Self

Author Biography

Peter Goodchild is the author of The Spark in the Stone and Raven Tales and is a lifelong student of Native American skills and culture. He lives in Toronto, Canada.