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One of the things that people in the first world don’t understand about water is that it doesn’t have to be crystal clear. In fact, people all over this world are bathing and drinking water that is nothing like what comes out of our tap. Now, that water oftentimes harbors serious, life-threatening, bacteria. It kills the people who drink it, in some cases. Still, in a survival situation, you might find yourself with no choice but to drink some dirty water as well. So, if you find yourself in that predicament and you cannot filter that water, what do you do?
Water can be safe to drink, even if it’s not free of and clear. In order to achieve this, you are going to have disinfected that water using heat or chemical means. This article will teach you the chemical side of the equation.
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.