Commemorating the 76th anniversary of ETS’s passing

The Chief passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Julia M. Seton kept his adult daughter Anya informed about her father’s condition through letters (that are currently being digitized). Meanwhile, their young daughter Beulah (Dee) was sent to “Uncle Ted” down the road to keep her from seeing her father in such poor … Read more

Woodcraft Memories

Prompted by listening to one of the oral histories, Dr. Maida Barton Follini provided us with the following: Below is the tepee made by my father, H. Allen Barton, following the instructions in Seton’s Book of Woodcraft.  The covering was of canvas ordered from Sears & Roebuck, (not deer skins or bison skins as we … Read more

Questions to Ponder at Year’s End

Dee Seton Barber wrote volumes of poetry. This one we share as 2021 ends. (Originally published in Woodcraft is Lifecraft, 2nd Annual International Woodcraft Communication, 1993.) At Year’s End – The Woodcraft Way by Dee Seton Barber Have I grown in wisdom – tried to understand? Given of myself – offered all an open hand? … Read more

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