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by Ernest Thompson Seton


Hunter
(Gaossed )

The Degree of Hunter may be conferred on any one who takes fourteen of these tests

1. Walk one mile in twelve minutes.

2. Walk thirty miles in twelve hours.

3. Run 100 yards in fourteen seconds.

4. Run one mile in five and one-third minutes.

5. Swim 100 yards.

6. Spot the rabbit (see Games) three times out of five at thirty yards.

7. See and map out six Pleiades.

8. See the Pappoose on the Squaw's back (spectacles allowed if habitually worn). (See "Stars as Test of Eyesight.")

9. Get a good photograph of a big game animal wild in its native surroundings.

10. Know and name correctly twenty-five native wild quadrupeds.

11. Know and name correctly fifty wild birds in the field and their nests.

12. Know and clearly discriminate the tracks of twentyfive of our common wild quadrupeds.

13. Trail an animal or else iron track prints for half a mile without aid of snow.

14. Win honors with rifle. That is, be a marksman according to the rules of the National Rifle Association.

15. With bow make a total score of 300 points at forty yards, standard target.

16. Catch alive and uninjured with own make of trap one wild quadruped and one wild bird.

17. Know the Pole Star and fifteen star groups.

18. Teach any one of these but the first nine to some other person.

For "How To" Information, See: The Birch Bark Roll

 

 

   

 

 


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