nav-left cat-right
cat-right

Voyage en canot

I have said many times before that I do not like the act in reenacting.  Much of the reason why I do this “hobby” is for the experience of the history.  This said, it has been too long since I have taken a good voyage in canoe, immersing myself in the history.  I paddle many miles in canoe every year, but I have been craving a real solid historic experience.  This summer looks to appease this desire, both...

The Study of History and “Reenacting”

Over the past couple months, I have witnessed a number of arguments over various material culture topics within the reenacting community.  These arguments are common and continual.  Whether it is about 18th century Eastern Woodland women wearing sashes, Euro-American men with beards, loading blocks, plug bayonets,  hunting shirts, etc., it is basically nothing new.  The thing that strikes me as difficult in many of these...