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Category: Primitive Skills

Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Why would someone intentionally sweat?

Lately I’ve been doing some deeper reading into ancient medicine. It was not surprising to come across several articles on a sweat lodge and its benefits. As I finished the text, I was taken back to my youth in which I participated in a very small sweat lodge ceremony. The tenants consisted of the elder,…

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The An Introduction to the Atlatl

The An Introduction to the Atlatl

Being fascinated by Anthropology since I was a child, one of the things that amazes me is the primitive technology, especially around weapons. Bows and arrows, spears, the atlatl, rabbit sticks… Wait, what?! An atl what ll? I had seen sketches and images of spears being thrown at wooly mammoths as well as other animals.…

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A Handy Little Gig

A Handy Little Gig

There are a lot of uses and a definitive need for a gig. No, not playing in a smoke filled bar somewhere, but a primitive gig for survival. What exactly is a gig then? I am glad you asked. The qualities of a gig are fairly simple as well. It has to have a point…

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Using Natural Cordage

Using Natural Cordage

One of the many survival resources that is abundantly available is cordage. You may call it rope, twine, thread, or even paracord but the fact is, you can find material to perform similar functions just about anywhere. Cordage is mass produced based on a specification of the buyer’s needs. This can range from tying a…

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An Introduction to Hunter-Gatherer

An Introduction to Hunter-Gatherer

This will be a series to introduce you into what is considered a Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyle to include questions from experts as well as excerpts from my personal journey. Please continue to check back for this and updates in the near future. It seems that recently the term Hunter-Gatherer is gaining more traction from a multiple…

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A New Old Journey

A New Old Journey

A New Old Journey Over the past several months, I have been doing some inner reflection. Some may say I have been trying to find myself. While that may be true, I realized that like everyone else, I am on a journey. I took a job many years ago that led me down the path…

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21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills

Being able to stay safe while involving in outdoor activities is probably the number one priority for every outdoorsmen. The best way to do so is to master some of the Basic Wilderness Survival Skills that you will definitely need them in most situations. Therefore, I would like to share with you an infographic made…

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