How to Make Mocassins

This last summer, Wilderness Youth Project took a group of teenagers on a trip up the coast experiencing elements of survival such as sleeping in a debris hut, making fire by friction, and eating wild edibles. One of our most popular activities was going through the entire process of brain tanning a deer hide and […]

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Brain Tanning a Deer Hide

by Mireille Evans Anake Student 2015-2016 This week we had the honor to be blessed by deer. It was the week where we got to dive into the magical transformational process of working with the hide of deer to make buckskin. The deer were purchased from a woman who has a relationship with hunters in her area. The hunters bring […]

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