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The blade is the key to all survival. Do you ever look at your blade as a survival weapon? Do you have a strong fixed blade survival knife? What about tactical knives. Buying a knife for opening boxes and processing fibers is very different than buying a knife with the implicit goal to be to defend yourself. Defending yourself with a knife is no picnic for either party. Of course, its much better than not defending yourself and being killed. Still, it is a very intimate arrangement.
That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have a knife on your person to serve as a self defense tool. Knives can be a game changer in a serious physical altercation. If your attacker is unaware of the knife they can be rendered helpless or worse in a hurry with the right point of contact. This article offers up 7 options that are affordable.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.