NEO-ABORIGINAL LIFEWAYS

Upcoming Featured Classes

Primitive Bladesmithing

July 25th -26th, 2015

In our primitive bladesmithing class, students will reconnect with the ancient art of metalsmithing as our ancestors did with simple tools, charcoal, and an earthen pit forge.   This is a co-creative partnership between you and the primal elements of Fire, Earth, Water, and Air in the creation of a custom, hand wrought, bushcraft blade from high carbon steel alloy.

Traditional Knife Hafting

August 1st, 2015

Haft your bare blade with a traditional stacked wood and leather handle, using simple hand tools for both beauty, comfort, and a personalized touch.

Traditional Sheat Making

August 8th, 2015

Custom fit your field blade with a hand made leather sheath, using traditional methods.

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Primitive Wilderness Survival 2-Day Intensive

Our aboriginal ancestors were likely not concerned with the latest and greatest gear or extreme survival checklists as modern media would have it. Instead, “survival” was simply living in harmony with one’s self and the Earth, regardless of circumstance.

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Traditional Acorn Processing & Campfire Cooking

Oak trees have played a critical role in early human history around the world providing shelter, endless utilitarian applications, and most importantly–food.

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 Primitive Animal Processing

Primitive Animal Processing Full day Intensive

A fundamentally integral part of human life, we depend on our plant and animal friends for food, medicine, shelter, and regenerating the landscape in ways that we are only beginning to understand.

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Primitive Pottery Intensive

Primitive ceramics have been dated as far back as 30,000 years in the archaeological records. The oldest ceramic pottery has been dated to nearly 10,000 years…

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Aboriginal CORE Skills Intensive

Ancient peoples relied on their skills and knowledge for the survival their family and tribe…

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Introduction to Wildcrafting Herbal Medicine

Life on Earth is inextricably intertwined, far beyond the ability of modern science to comprehend at this time.

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Primitive Bladesmithing 2-Day Intensive

Throughout human history, civilizations have been shown to make periodic quantum leaps in technological and cultural sophistication.

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Wildcrafting Herbal Medicine: Water Based Remedies

Water, a force and powerful healer on its own, has long been coupled with medicinal herbs to repair, balance, and harmonize….

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Ancestral Bow Making 2-Day Intensive

The advent of archery marked a technological leap for humankind that began at least 10,000 years ago..,

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Winter Solstice Regenerative Living Gathering & FREE Celebration Potluck

The Winter Solstice has ubiquitously been acknowledged, by ancient people across the globe, as one of the most significant days of the year.

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Primitive Arrow Making Intensive

Evidence of early humans using spears can be dated to nearly half a million years ago…

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Traditional Hide Tanning 3-Day Intensive

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Animal Processing 2-Day Intensive

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Friction Fire Intensive

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Dead Fall Traps Intensive

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Container Making

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Dead Fall Traps Intensive

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Stealth Camping 2-Day Intensive

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Primitive Camp Cooking

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Flint Knapping

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Primitive Weapons

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Survival Shelter Building

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