Jeffrey Gottlieb, MS

Jeffrey Gottlieb, MS

Jeffrey Gottlieb, MS (in Biology), has been a Naturalist, Outdoor Educator and Primitive Skills Instructor for more than 30 years. He works with school groups, nature centers, museums, scout troops and summer camps, builds full-sized wigwams and longhouses and replicates primitive tools and artifacts for display. His areas of special interest include fiber arts, flintknapping, basketry, edible and utilitarian plants, and nature awareness. He travels widely in the Eastern U.S. teaching at rendezvous, gatherings and historic fairs. He has written a how-to manual on building wigwams, and an instructors’ manual entitled Teaching Primitive Skills to Children. His new book on natural fibers and ropemaking is available directly from him. He welcomes correspondence and can be reached via email or at 245 Red Dog Lane, Whittier, NC, 28789.

 

Teaching Primitive Skills to Children

Jeff will be speaking about his manual Teaching Primitive Skills to Children. Jeff will be running 2 half-day sessions on survival training: one for teens and one for the younger set. He will also be running the trading blanket.