The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore

The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore

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by Ernest Thompson Seton
     
 

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With Over 500 Drawings By The Author. Contents: Preface; 1. Principles of WoodCraft; Nine Important Principles; Recreation; Camp-life; Self-government, With Adult Guidance; Woodcraft Pursuits; Honors by Standards; Personal Decoration for Personal Achievements; A Heroic Ideal; Picturesqueness in Everything; The Ideal; 2. The Spartans of the West; The Indian Way;… See more details below

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With Over 500 Drawings By The Author. Contents: Preface; 1. Principles of WoodCraft; Nine Important Principles; Recreation; Camp-life; Self-government, With Adult Guidance; Woodcraft Pursuits; Honors by Standards; Personal Decoration for Personal Achievements; A Heroic Ideal; Picturesqueness in Everything; The Ideal; 2. The Spartans of the West; The Indian Way; The Indian's Creed; The Dark Side; The Bright Side; Reverence; Cleanliness; Chastity; Bravery; Thrift and Providence; Cheerfulness or the Merry Indian; Obedience; Kindness; Hospitality; Treatment of Their Women; Courtesy and Polite Behavior; Honesty; Truthfulness and Honor; Temperance and Sobriety; Physique; In General; Summary; Standard Indian Books; 3. Woodland Songs, Dances, and Ceremonies; Omaha Tribal Prayer; Sitting Bull's War Song; The Ghost Dance Song; The Peace Pipe Ceremony; The Scalp Dance; Bird Dance Song; The Mujjee Mukesin; The Lament; The Caribou Dance; The Dance of the Whit Caribou; The Dog Dance; The Objibwa Snake Dance; The Hunting of Mishi-Mokwa; Indian Song Book; The Weasel in the Wood; LeFures; Rouser or Reveille; 4. Suggested Programs; A Series of Monthly Programs; Suggestions for Evenings; Animal Story Books for Evenings; Handicraft; Games; Studies; Songs; Dances; Robe Contest; Suggested Camp Routine; Good Program of an Entertainment at a Council; Indoor Competition for a Prize; One-day Hikes; 5. General Scouting Indoors; Handicraft Stunts; Fork and Spoon; Needle Case; Tackle Box; Peach Stone Basket; Turkey Call; Picture Frames Birch-bark Vessels; Souvenir Spoons; Knots; Fireside Trick; The Lone Star Trick; Bird Boxes or Houses; How to Raise Some Money; 6. General Scouting Outdoors; Rubbing-stick Fire; Hiking in the Snow; Weather Wisdom; Outdoor Proverbs; The Stars; The Pleiades as a Test of Eyesight; The Twin Stars; The Planets; The Moon; Making a Dam; When Lost in the Woods; Indian Tweezers; A Home-made Compass; An Indian Clock, Shadow Clock or Sundial; Lights; Hunters Lamb; Woodman'

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ISBN-13:
2940026440962
Publisher:
Doubleday, Page & Company
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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