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A deer carcass is not just a source of food. Used carefully it can be a treasure trove of useful resources for clothing, containers, food, glue and more. For this workshop we will be using deer ‘Hocks’, the lower legs which are often discarded by modern hunters. Each leg can provide us with

Humans have an innate need to decorate themselves and their surroundings, it is part of us and goes back to our very beginnings. This characteristic has given us some beautiful insights into Prehistoric cultures but looking at the abstract carvings, little beads, pierced teeth and shells it is easy to underestimate how

Clothing is easily taken for granted, but it is absolutely essential to our existence. In modern life when cloth is relatively inexpensive and easily obtainable it is hard to imagine the huge effort required to make even a simple garment like a shirt. Tanning is being covered by several other demos

Participants will learn fingerweaving, a technique used by Native Americans to make tump lines, sashes and leg ties. We will focus on one technique, but other examples will be available for inspection. A sash will take several days to complete, but a tump line or leg ties can easily be done

In this class we will carve a pair of two-piece snow goggles out of wood. Snow goggles are used to protect your eyes from snow blindness caused by the sun reflecting off the white snow. Other examples of snow goggles will be available for students to inspect, some examples are Inuit made.

In this class we will carve a pair of two-piece snow goggles out of wood. Snow goggles are used to protect your eyes from snow blindness caused by the sun reflecting off the white snow. Other examples of snow goggles will be available for students to inspect, some examples are Inuit made.

In this class we will carve a pair of two-piece snow goggles out of wood. Snow goggles are used to protect your eyes from snow blindness caused by the sun reflecting off the white snow. Other examples of snow goggles will be available for students to inspect, some examples are Inuit made.

In this workshop we make our own knife, from a blade and put a greenwood handle on it and carve it into a personal knife. We also make a birchbark sheath for you new knife to carry it around safely. We will teach you all about finding the right wood for the

In this workshop we make our own knife, from a blade and put a greenwood handle on it and carve it into a personal knife. We also make a birchbark sheath for you new knife to carry it around safely. We will teach you all about finding the right wood for the

In this workshop, we make a comfortable chair for your camp all from natural materials and a bit of cordage. We will teach you to find the right wood, make the right cuts and do the right knotes to make a nice chair to relax in around the campfire This chair was