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“They should be…”

Summer, 1763: Pontiac’s siege of Fort Detroit began Saturday, May 7, 1763. Mi-ki-naak’s hunting exploits commence in the fall of that year. For the most part, this new alter ego’s journal pages are blank, containing the scrawled details of only … Continue reading

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“Such was the forest fare…”

Leaves rustled. Quiet followed. The acidic aroma of fallen oak leaves perfumed that October afternoon’s woodland hush. Three delicate crunches coaxed the smoothbore’s muzzle uphill. The turtle sight paused at a gnarly shag-bark hickory tree festooned with muted gold foliage. … Continue reading

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“they purchased me a new gun…”

14th November, 1763: Fog shrouded a crimson cardinal’s “whit, whit, tsu, tsu, tsu, tsu.” Now and again a brown oak leaf drifted through the mist. The oaks still held a fair number of their leaves. Crows initiated their first melee … Continue reading

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“Adding Boughs to the Brush Shelter”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Warm October Afternoon”

“Snapshot Saturday”  

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The Importance of Hunting Camps

Hunting camps are always a popular topic of discussion among traditional black powder hunters. With the arrival of Mi-ki-naak, the Snapping Turtle, and the demise of the wigwam used by Msko-waagosh, the Red Fox, the subject of an appropriate, period-correct … Continue reading

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Traditional Outdoors Podcast

Steve Angell and Nick Viau offer a unique approach to preserving outdoor traditions through modern podcasts. These two traditionalists present a weekly radio show online. Unlike live, over-the-air broadcasts that require tuning in at a specific time and day, the … Continue reading

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“Defending the Fort”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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