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HOW TO: Make Cordage: Extracting Dogbane Fibers

Posted: Mon, March, 6th 2017

This video explains basic fiber extraction from dogbane. There are other natural fiber producers, the top three I like to use and are most common in my area are: Stinging Nettle (Urtica d.), Milkweed (Asclepia s.), and Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum).

Dogbane, also known as Native or "Indian" Hemp, is one of the strongest natural plant fibers to be found...

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Making Mukluks w/ The Urban-Aboriginal Video Course


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Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019


In the video, Brain-Tan Buckskin DVD: The Dry-Scrape Method, I will take you through the entire process from a 'green' hide to a soft, supple, luxurious, finished product.

In this video, How to Make Fire by Friction : The Bow - Drill Method, I will show you how to create one of the most reliable ways to start a fire from scratch.

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