We, the North
American Frontiersmen, are a new association dedicated to meeting
the challenges and enjoying the freedoms of the original American
pioneers. We strive to re-learn, practice, and demonstrate the
basic skills that our ancestors learned by surviving. We hope in
time to reach new standards of authenticity, without losing sight
of the fact that we do this for FUN.
today yearn for a simpler time of friendship and honor, when folks
of like minds gathered to celebrate simple existence under the
open skies. This is the primary purpose of the North American
Frontiersmen – to return, as often as possible, to a time when
people worked together to overcome the challenges of nature, and
so learned the meaning of trust and brotherhood.
are not re-enactors, “buckskinners” or trekkers, we are living
in the 21st century, but we are using the skills of those that
survived in the hardier times from 1750 to 1843. By using the
early methods (skills) to live as did our forefathers, we learn
what life was like to the closest degree possible while existing
in our modern world.
dreaming about what others are doing. Let’s share information
that we have discovered by doing our research. Come and join the
fun, get involved with folks of like minds, new or old to the
sport doesn't matter. If this is of interest to you contact us and
we'll get you started on a new adventurer.
Here are some
of the folks from our early years experiencing what you'll be
doing in just a short time.