Recommended Programs

The Children of the Earth Foundation
Earth Heart
Earthways Nature
Hawk Circle and the Earth Mentoring Institute
Tracker School
Washington Outdoor Women
Wilderness Fusion

Recommended Organizations and Businesses

Bois d’Arc Press – Bowmaking with Jim Hamm
Dandelion Botanical Company
Dunbar Gardens
Herbal Remedies Advice
Northwest Basket Weavers Guild

Recommended Books

Survival Skills
Brown, Tom, and Brandt Morgan. Tom Brown’s Field Guide to Wilderness Survival. New York: Berkley, 1983.
Campbell, Paul Douglas. Survival Skills of Native California. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1999.
Hamm, Jim. Traditional Bowyer’s Bible. Vol. I. Lyons & Burford, U.S., 1994.
Hamm, Jim. Traditional Bowyer’s Bible. Vol. II. Lyons & Burford, U.S., 1994.
Hamm, Jim. Traditional Bowyer’s Bible. Vol. III. Lyons & Burford, U.S., 1994.
Hamm, Jim. Traditional Bowyer’s Bible. Vol. IV. Lyons & Burford, U.S., 1994.
Mowat, Farley. People of the Deer. Boston: Little, Brown, 1952.
Olsen, Larry Dean. Outdoor Survival Skills. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review, 1990.
Richards, Matt. Deerskins into Buckskins: How to Tan with Natural Materials; a Field Guide for
Hunters and Gatherers. Cave Junction, OR: Backcountry, 1997.
Stewart, Hilary. Indian Fishing: Early Methods on the Northwest Coast. Seattle: U of
Washington, 1977.
Stewart, Hilary. Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians. Vancouver, B.C.: Douglas &
McIntyre, 1984.
Stewart, Hilary. Stone, Bone, Antler & Shell: Artifacts of the Northwest Coast. Vancouver:
Douglas & McIntyre, 1996.
Wescott, David. Primitive Technology I: A Book of Earth Skills. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith,
1999.
Wescott, David. Primitive Technology II: Ancestral Skills. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2001.

Plants
Anderson, M. Kat. Tending the Wild. University of California Press, 2005.
Elpel, T. J. Botany in a day: The patterns method of plant identification: Thomas J. Elpel’s
herbal field guide to plant families. Pony, MT: HOPS Press, 2004.
Gladstar, Rosemary. Herbal Healing for Women: Simple Home Remedies for Women of All Ages.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.
Gray, Beverley. The Boreal Herbal: Wild Food and Medicine Plants of the North. Whitehorse,
Yukon: Aroma Borealis, 2011.
Hunn, Eugene S., and James Selam. Nch’i-wa?na, “the Big River”: Mid-Columbia Indians and
Their Land. Seattle: U of Washington, 1990.
McConnaughey, Evelyn. Sea Vegetables: Harvesting Guide & Cookbook. Happy Camp, CA, U.S.A.:
Naturegraph, 1985.
Moore, Michael. Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West. Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico,
1993.
Pojar, Jim, A. MacKinnon, and Paul B. Alaback. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast:
Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Redmond, WA: Lone Pine Pub., 1994.
Schofield, Janice Eaton. Discovering Wild Plants: Alaska, Western Canada, the Northwest.
Anchorage: Alaska Northwest, 1989.
Thayer, Samuel. The Forager’s Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing
Edible Wild Plants. Ogema, WI: Forager’s Harvest, 2006.
Thayer, Samuel. Nature’s Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible
Wild Plants. Birchwood, WI: Forager’s Harvest, 2010.
Turner, Nancy J. Plants in British Columbia Indian Technology. Victoria, B.C., Canada: Royal
British Columbia Museum, 1979.
Turner, Nancy J. Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples. Victoria: Royal BC Museum, 2006.
Turner, Nancy J. Food Plants of Interior First Peoples. Victoria: Royal BC Museum, 2007.