The most comprehensive work of its kind Gives step-by-step instructions in the ancient know-how Survivalist books are extremely popular Author Paul Campbell share the knowledge he has spent twenty years learning and practicing from California's Natives. Included are sections on fire-making, cordage and traps, tools of gathering and food preparation, implements of household and personal necessity, and the arts of hunting, fishing and creating shelter. In Survival Skills of Native California, the reader can understand and actually practice the skills that comprised the Native Californian's ability to enjoy abundance in a harsh and difficult land. The modern reader can create beautiful and useful tools that express the primal self.
Paul Campbell served in Vietnam as a marine captain. He returned to build and live in a log cabin on an island in the wilds of northern Minnesota, travel extensively, and author several books. A member of numerous environmental groups as well as the Society of Primitive Technology, Campbell now resides in southern California.