By: Jaeger, Ellsworth, and Kahn, Lloyd (Introduction by)
Shelter Publications: 2003
Seller ID: 1460
Binding: Trade paperback
This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated handbook was written by Ellsworth Jaeger in 1945. Jaeger was a faculty member of the Buffalo Museum of Science and an authority on American Indian lore and camping. Wildwood Wisdom is dedicated not just to the spirit of our ancestral buckskin men, but also to the native Americans who willingly taught the white newcomers the basic necessities of life and survival in this new land. Jaeger spent many summers in the outdoors and led woodcraft groups throughout the country. His book is addressed mainly to campers, with information on clothes and gear, ... View More...