Sedona AZ (April 12, 2012) – “Primitive Tools, Sandals, and Foods” will be Roy Julian’s topic at Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc.’s monthly Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series on Wednesday, April 18th. The doors will open with complimentary wine and snacks at 5:30 pm, and the presentation will begin at 5:45 pm.
Roy Julian, a local primitive skills enthusiast, will illustrate some of the “core” skills and knowledge that people around the globe have used in their search for survival. Roy has enjoyed learning and practicing various primitive skills for the past 25 years. He is interested in many primitive cultures and their skills, perhaps as an outgrowth of his professional studies. Roy is a retired clinical psychologist by profession, and has taught at Texas Tech Medical School, been in private practice and has worked extensively with veterans from various eras, including a few World War I veterans early in his career. Locally, he has served as the President of Friends of the Forest and is currently the Medical Training Officer for Search and Rescue. Primitive cultures, skills, and nature are his avocations.
Primitive tools, clothing, footwear, and of course foods were essential to all primitive peoples around the world for their survival. With these implements the ancient peoples would make and control fire, harvest game and wild plants, and make their clothing and footwear which enabled them to not only survive, but thrive in the distant past. Come join the fun at Keep Sedona Beautiful and discover some of the tools and combined techniques which allowed our precursors to make a living without modern technology
Keep Sedona Beautiful welcomes the community and visitors alike to its free monthly Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series, which takes place at its historic Pushmataha Center on 360 Brewer Road in Sedona. Held the third Wednesday each month from September to June, typically beginning at 5:30 pm with wine and snacks, the series presents an interesting diversity of programs relevant to the unique environment of our region. Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that, by acting through the stewardship of its members and volunteers, is committed to protecting and sustaining the unique scenic beauty and natural environment of the Greater Sedona Area. For more information about Keep Sedona Beautiful, please call 928.282.4938 or visit their website www.keepsedonabeautiful.org.