Frequently Asked Questions List
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The Primitive Skills Group



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  1. About this FAQ.
  2. 1. The Primitive Skills Group.
    1. 1.1. Purpose of the Group
    2. 1.2. Topics to be Discussed
    3. 1.3. Topics which you are DISCOURAGED from discussing.
    4. 1.4. Advertising
    5. 1.5. Group Netiquette
    6. 1.6. Archives.
    7. 1.7. Majordomo Commands
    8. 1.8. Unsubscribing
    9. 1.9. Questions or Comments
  3. 2. Safety in general.
  4. 3. Shelter.
  5. 4. Fire
    1. 4.1. Fire in general.
    2. 4.2. Fire by friction.
    3. 4.3. Flint & steel.
    4. 4.4. Fire making from solar energy.
    5. 4.5. Other methods.
  6. 5. Clothing.
  7. 6. Water.
    1. 6.1. Sources.
    2. 6.2. Purification
    3. 6.5. Survival in/on vater
  8. 7. Food
    1. 7.1. Plants
    2. 7.2. Hunting & trapping.
    3. 7.3. Cooking
  9. 8. Navigation.
  10. 9. Equipment
    1. 9.1. Knives.
    2. 9.2. Survival kits.
    3. 9.3. Other equipment.
  11. 10. Sources for information.
    1. 10.1. Mailing-lists
    2. 10.2. WWW
    3. 10.3. Books
    4. 10.4. Magazines and journals
    5. 10.5. Video tapes
  12. 11. First Aid.
    1. 11.1. Modern first aid
    2. 11.2. Primitive first aid
  13. 12. Education
    1. 12.1. Courses
    2. 12.2. Organizations
    3. 12.3. Gatherings
  14. 13. Crafts
    1. 13.1. Tanning

0. About this FAQ


This FAQ is maintained by Par Leijonhufvud. Any unsigned portions of this FAQ are written by the FAQ maintainer. I will edit submissions for style as necessary. You are encouraged to submit additions, corrections, and praise to the FAQ-maintainer at the address par@hunter-gatherer.org.

I would recommend that in addition to reading the section in question that you go to section 10, in particular 10.3, and look under the subject of your interest. A short list like this can NEVER replace either reading good books or taking courses from knowledgeable instructors.

All information in this list is the opinion of the author, and no one makes any claim as to the accuracy of any of it. If you follow this an kill yourself the FAQ maintainer (who is a firm believer in evolution) will all be very sympathetic for about 1 millisecond.


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