"At long last Steve Watts has put together the book we've all been waiting for--Practicing Primitive: A Handbook of Aboriginal Skills. For years we've been treated to a tantalizing, trickling stream of Watts' tidbits of aboriginal skills. They have been scattered far and wide in various publications and handouts. But now, he has assembled them all under one cover. With this book, Watts has laid us a trail we will be following for years to come. And so our ancestral skills and values are passed into the future." -- Errett Callahan, PhD
Primitive technology can help us explore the world of our prehistoric past. Insights into our ancestors may provide insights into ourselves.
Practicing Primitive: A Handbook of Aboriginal Skills is the result of more than 20 years of one man's thinking and writing about the stone-age heritage we all share. It's a book designed to inform and inspire
Prehistorian Steven M. Watts directs the Aboriginal Studies Program at the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, North Carolina. He is a founding board member and current president of the Society of Primitive Technology.show more